The goals of the Newfoundland Club of New England Rescue & Referral Service (NCNERRS) are as follows:
- To identify and take into immediate care, Newfoundlands who have been lost, abandoned, surrendered or otherwise
- To provide all care necessary to bring rescued Newfoundlands into adoptable condition, as necessary or appropriate.
- To find suitable adoptive homes for these displaced dogs.
- To provide all possible assistance to an adoptive home to ensure the permanent welfare of the Newfoundlands adopted.
- To educate the public regarding our purpose and scope of our activities.
- To educate and assist owners to prevent Newfoundlands from being surrendered.