Many Groups Benefit by working with Family Promise IHN, Including:

Guests

  • Safe, homelike shelter where families stay together
  • Caring volunteers
  • Intensive Case Management
  • Approximately 70% of guests secure permanent housing

Volunteers

  • Their opportunity to directly help homeless families and make a difference
  • Their opportunity to work in an outreach ministry within their own house of worship
  • The wide range of volunteer activities to fit various schedules and levels of commitment
  • Their opportunity for family to volunteer together

Congregations

  • The opportunity for outreach ministry within own facilities
  • Participation in a community interfaith project
  • Increased sense of community as members work together in a shared mission

Community

  • Cost-effective mobilization of community resources
  • Does not duplicate services
  • Does not institutionalize shelter as a solution to homelessness
  • Catalyst for community initiative