Haven-Beat The Streets Inc

Serving The Homeless Of Ocean And Atlantic Counties



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HAVEN / Beat the Street Staff


HAVEN / Beat the Street Staff

Bill Southrey, President of the Board

Bill has over 30 years experience in homeless outreach and shelter systems. He is a licensed Social Worker and Chaplain in the State of New Jersey. Bill ran the Atlantic City Rescue Mission as CEO for 30 years then left to found Haven, Beat The Street. Bill is currently the President of the Board.

Lou Gasparini, Chief Executive Officer

Lou is currently the CEO of Haven. Lou was actually homeless for 8 years. By the Grace and Goodness of God he made it off of the street, received a  State of New Jersey Peer Counseling Specialist Certification and was hired by Bill Southrey at the Atlantic City Rescue Mission. Lou decided to follow Bill to Haven and is continuing to serve the poor and homeless. In this photo Lou is doing street outreach.

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Dan Smith, Property Maintenance Manager

Dan maintains all of Haven’s properties. He performs building maintenance as well as maintaining the apartments in all of our buildings throughout the county. Dan also does low cost repairs for those we serve in the community. He also helps with clients as he has experience working in alcohol and drug rehabs. If you need any type of repairs either indoors or outdoors please email us at outreachservices@havenstreets.org.

Ken Happle, Chief Operating Officer

In addition to serving as Haven’s COO, Ken also oversees the farm that we maintain in Liberia. Ken is an extremely compassionate man and we at Haven are very blessed to have him aboard.