What Does Family Promise Offer?


Safe, family-oriented shelter at host churches, Nutritious meals, A day center with access to:

  • A private day room for each family

  • Showers

  • Laundry facilities

  • A mailing address

  • A phone & fax machine (local calls only)

  • A guest computer with an internet connection


Transportation to and from:

  • Host Churches

  • School

  • Daycare

  • Employment

  • Appointments

Case Management/Mentoring

Case Management and mentoring services to guide guests toward lasting independence. Assistance in seeking employment, housing, and daycare. Assistance in obtaining medical, dental, and counseling services. Referrals to relevant social service agencies. Referrals to GED, literacy, and other educational services. A life skills learning center with resources for:

  • Parenting

  • Nutrition

  • Budgeting and financial planning

  • Computer skills

  • Job skills

  • Resume creation and job search

Additional Assistance

Household items such as furniture, dishes, linens and cleaning supplies may be provided upon completion of the program. In some cases temporary follow-up supportive services to help our families make the transition to independence may be provided.

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