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Family Promise

Family Promise

Non-Profit/Social Services

About Us

Founded in Summit, New Jersey, in 1988, Family Promise is the leading national nonprofit addressing the crisis of family homelessness. The organization, comprised of approximately 200 Affiliates, tackles the range of issues that can lead to homelessness. From prevention services to emergency shelter to post-program stabilization, Family Promise ensures families develop vital skills, have access to critical resources, and receive ongoing support to achieve lasting independence. The organization has served more than one million individuals since its founding. To learn more about Family Promise, visit


Founded in Summit, NJ, in 1988
Family Promise serves children and their families
Families battling homelessness can achieve lasting independence
Family Promise's unique shelter model means families who have lost housing don't have to lose their pets
Family Promise gives families in crisis the skills and tools to regain stability

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