​​Heartland Alliance, one of the world’s leading anti-poverty organizations, works in communities in the U.S. and abroad to serve those who are homeless, living in poverty, or seeking safety. It provides a comprehensive array of services in the areas of health, housing, jobs and justice – and leads state and national policy efforts, which target lasting change for individuals and society.


Heartland Alliance advances the human rights and responds to the human needs of endangered populations—particularly the poor, the isolated, and the displaced—through the provision of comprehensive and respectful services and the promotion of permanent solutions leading to a more just global society. Equity. Opportunity.For all.

We believe society is better for everyone when all of us can participate, prosper, and reach our full potential.


TAKING ON SOCIETY’S TOUGHEST PROBLEMS: We are not afraid. We listen and learn. We figure out what needs to be done, and we work with others to do it. Heartland Alliance pairs direct services with research and advocacy to achieve lasting change.

Healing and Justice »

Heartland Alliance believes that solutions reside in individuals and in our communities. We believe that there can be no healing without justice, and no justice without healing.

Addressing Violence »

No matter where in the world we work, no matter how promising the opportunity, violence is getting in the way. It’s disrupting lives and hurting all of us.