BethHaven Incorporated is a privately funded nonprofit organization founded in October of 1980. Elizabeth G. Moffit and Stella L. Colby contributed the original funding. Mrs. Colby continued fiscal support and served as executive director without monetary compensation for approximately five years, after which time, an executive director was hired.

The first residence, BethHaven Home, opened on February 8, 1981 at 504 East Willamette Avenue. It provides a home for twelve people. A second residence, Duncan-Hart Home, opened in March 1995 and provides a home for sixteen additional persons and two independent living apartments.

Administrative offices are located on campus at 616 N. Royer St.