Family Promise CEO Announces Departure
CEO Claas Ehlers has accepted a new position and will be leaving Family Promise.
Clayton & Family Promise Expand Strategy
Clayton & Family Promise redefine how corporations help prevent family homelessness.
Family Promise Staff Member Makes National Impact
Amy Jones is this month's recipient of the Family Promise Good Neighbor Award.
WE ARE FAMILY PROMISE
Transforming the lives of families experiencing homelessness.
Because every child deserves a home.
WHO WE ARE
Family Promise envisions a nation in which every family has a home, a livelihood, and the chance to build a better future. What began as a local initiative in Summit, NJ, has become a national movement that involves 200,000 volunteers in 200+ communities in 43 states. Our volunteers provide hospitality, companionship, and most importantly, community.
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WHAT WE DO
Family Promise delivers innovative solutions for family homelessness including prevention, shelter, and stabilization services. We have served more than 1 million family members since our founding more than 30 years ago, and we aspire to change the future for 1 million children by 2030 through our community-based programs.
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WHY WE DO IT
There is a severe shortage of affordable housing in America, exacerbated by rising rents and stagnant wages. With little or no safety net, one unforeseen expense or emergency can lead to family homelessness. We envision a nation where every family has a home, a livelihood, and the chance to build a better future.
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Family Promise Helps California mothers fighting for a home in a pandemic
The state has the largest homeless population in the US and Covid-19 has exposed how precarious the safety net is. Family Promise is here to help.
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“I feel a sense of purpose now... Family Promise is helping me get to a better place and obtain that stability.”
– Faith, Graduate, Family Promise-Union County
“We all have a story to tell, and everyone’s story is different. Family Promise knows how to meet people where they are and address their needs as they arise.”
“At Family Promise, we can make a difference in the lives of others by bringing a community together.”
– Susan Crossley, Executive Director, Family Promise Metrowest (MA)
“Our goal is to make home ownership more attainable, which leads to greater family stability, wealth creation, and building a better future.”
– Kevin Clayton, CEO of Clayton
DONATE TO FAMILY PROMISE
Your donation will make all the difference.
“You can use any kind of skill that you have to give back. You’ll learn a lot as a volunteer. And when you meet folks that may be very different from yourself, it’s an eye opener. You never know what a person has been through, how they ended up in a certain situation. All you can do is help.” – Bob, a Family Promise Volunteer in Pennsylvania
EXPLORE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES >
“I want to help others with whom I have shared experiences. I believe that the most valuable asset given to me by Family Promise is the relationships that continue to exist, the mentorship that still takes place, and the help I have received in many areas of my life when I have needed it. I want to pay it forward.” –REBECCA ESPARZA, GAC Member
BOARD & COMMITTEE OPPORTUNITIES >
New York Searches for Common Ground in Seeking Housing Solutions Steadily rising costs, zoning restrictions, and disagreements between local and state politicians continue to inflame the depleted housing supply and lack of affordable options in New York City. As Mayor Eric Adam’s has pledged $22 billion toward affordable housing over …
This Family Promise Staff Member is Making a National Impact Through Fostering Relationships Between Volunteers and Guests
The Family Promise Good Neighbor Award highlights Family Promise staff members who are doing exceptional work in their communities. Amy Jones builds bridges and unlocks community resources as the manager of volunteer engagement for Family Promise Union County (NJ). She has spent the last five years being fulfilled by the …
MARYVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 4, 2022 — Clayton, a national home builder, and Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing family homelessness, have expanded their partnership strategy, changing the way corporations are helping fight family homelessness. In 2018, Clayton and Family Promise partnered to donate one off-site built home to a family facing housing …
A New Affiliate Joins the Family Promise Network Family Promise of Metro East opened Sunday, July 17 in northeast Portland, OR. The new site is located at NE 48th and Couch. (KOIN 6) Family Promise of Irving Addresses Local Affordable Housing Crisis As the gap between rent and minimum wage …