Family Promise-Union County

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Family Promise-Union County (FPUC) is one of more than 200 Affiliates nationwide serving children and their families.  FPUC is overseen by the national Family Promise office.

The need for shelter and comprehensive support services in Union County remains great.  In the 2016 Point in Time count, Union County reported:

  • 328 households were experiencing homelessness, an increase of 23% from 2015;
  • 161 children under the age of 18 were homeless;
  • 58% of those children were under the age of 6.

FPUC focuses on providing shelter and support to homeless and at-risk families.  Since re-opening in 2013, FPUC has served nearly 500 families.  79% of the families who graduated from the program secured housing within, on average, eleven weeks.




Over the past three years, FPUC has provided countless opportunities for people to make a difference in the lives of families in their community.

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Click Here to view FPUC Congregations and Community Partners.

Family Promise-Union County staff:

Geleen Donovan-Executive Director
Risé Grady-Case Manager
Leon Bober-Van Driver

Click Here to meet the Family Promise-Union County Community Board.

Contact Us:
First Baptist Church
402 Union Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07208

Phone: (908) 289-7300

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