The main objectives of the Family History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador (FHSNL) are:
- To help researchers locate and access genealogical information.
- To foster education and interest in genealogical research through symposia, discussion groups, and lectures.
- To give members opportunities to connect with one another and share their research interests.
- To encourage the production and dissemination of genealogical and historical materials relating especially to Newfoundland and Labrador.