SHELTERING – INTERFAITH HOSPITALITY NETWORK
Family Promise organizes houses of worship, nonprofits and social service agencies into community-based Interfaith Hospitality Network’s that provide comprehensive services for homeless families. Volunteers are the heart of each network. Volunteers coupled with the use of existing community resources, means that we are able to provide emergency shelter, meals and other assistance to homeless families for about one-third the cost of traditional shelters. Because of the involvement and dedication of our volunteers, more than 75 percent of the families we have assisted have found permanent homes.
COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP for OPENING DOORS
Family Promise’s newest program – C.P.O.D., links mentor groups from local congregations with families who have recently graduated and moved into their new homes. Providing professional case management along with trained volunteers, families receive continuing support systems and basic needs such as household items or furniture donations, as they transition into their new surroundings. The C.P.O.D. program provides a critical link for continued growth and education for the family; strengthening this bond serves as a strong deterrent for the family receding back into homelessness.
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