Our Impact During COVID-19
Learn more about what we’ve achieved during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The 5 Points of the Family Promise Star
Learn about the meaning of the Family Promise Star.
The U.S. Affordable Housing Crisis
The cost of housing is rising faster than wages in the U.S.
HUD Definition of Homelessness
HUD’s current definition of homelessness is missing some of the most vulnerable children.
Impact of Homelessness on Children
Homelessness has significant impacts on children.
America’s Eviction Crisis
Nearly 1 million people were evicted from their homes in 2016.
Family Promise engages 200,000 volunteers nationwide.
We Triple Your Donation
Any money donated to Family Promise returns $3 in goods and services.
Lack of affordable housing is, by far, the primary cause of families becoming homeless. Manufactured housing is an affordable option for low-and moderate-income families. Family Promise’s Partners in Housing program creates a path for families from homelessness to homeownership.
Child Homelessness by State
Nearly half of children served by emergency/transitional housing providers in 2015 were age 5 or younger, critical developmental years for building the foundation for future learning, behavior, and health. This map shows the critical need for resources and services nationwide.
Rising Housing Costs
Permanent, affordable housing is essential for ending homelessness. It is also the platform from which critical services can be accessed. But the average renter’s wage is not keeping up with the national housing wage. Low income families are paying the price in this unrelenting equation–35% of the homeless population in the U.S. is comprised of families with children.
Family Promise Tree
Family Promise addresses family homelessness comprehensively–through prevention, shelter, and stabilization.
Children experiencing homelessness face extraordinary challenges every day.
Cost of Childcare
In most of America, childcare costs more than in-state college tuition.
Family Promise engages communities nationwide. The cumulative impact is amazing.
The number of school-age homeless children in America continues to rise.
How Many Children are Homeless?
Millions of children’s lives in this country are defined by poverty and homelessness.
Risk of Homelessness
With no safety net, homelessness can be one misfortune away.
Inadequate incomes have made payday loans a booming business.
Nearly half of America simply can’t afford an unexpected expense.