The Cape Freels Heritage Trust is a community-based, non-profit, entity established in 1991. Its purpose is to protect and celebrate the cultural heritage of the New-Wes-Valley area. Its Board of Directors is comprised of nine members who are generally residents from New-Wes-Valley. The Board is responsible for the oversight, management, operations and development of cultural tourism sites operating in the area.
The properties and facilities owned by Cape Freels Heritage Trust include the Barbour Living Heritage Village.