Eva's Village (Eva's Community Kitchen and Sheltering Programs)
As established by Founder, Msgr. Vincent E. Puma, the mission of Eva's Village is to feed the hungry, shelter the homeless, treat the addicted and provide medical and dental care to the poor with respect for the human dignity of each individual.
Located in downtown Paterson, New Jersey, Eva's Village is a faith based, nondenominational, anti-poverty 501(c)(3) non-profit organization striving to be a model social service organization dedicated to helping people in need.
Many clients at Eva's Village suffer from co-occurring disorders, requiring treatment for substance use disorders, mental and behavioral health issues medical and dental problems, job training and more. At Eva's Village, they find multiple programs, dedicated professionals and understanding peers who provide a supportive community and comprehensive care for all their needs.
From Eva's Community Kitchen to comprehensive recovery services, to New Jersey's first peer-driven Community Recovery Center and The Culinary School at Eva's Village, each of our 20 programs provides another opportunity to achieve success.