Fulfilling the Promise

A campaign to address to growing needs of our most vulnerable populations.

A fundraising campaign for Family Promise of Morris County

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on everyone, but it has been especially devastating to the most vulnerable populations served by Family Promise. With the near-historic unemployment, housing instability, and food insecurity, we have adjusted our programs to meet the growing demand. Our direct response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the subsequent economic fallout, Family Promise is engaged in a community-wide effort to house unsheltered households as quickly as possible and prevent others from losing their homes to protect their health and safety. Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Family Promise has seen a substantial increase in demand for our programs and services:

  •       60% increase for Outreach services
  •             47% increase in Housing service  
  •       New demographics seeking assistance 
  •   Increase of ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Restrained, Employed) families         and individuals struggling to pay bills, rent, grocery, etc. during the duration of COVID health crisis.


Fulfilling the Promise by:

·       Providing immediate, onsite services at eviction court with our Navigating Hope Mobile Unit

·       Offering eviction prevention services to the community

·       Housing 25 unsheltered, homeless households using our unique partnership

with the Morris County Housing Authority

·       Providing 24/7 wraparound services to those at-risk of losing their home

To meet the growing needs and to better serve our community, we launched the Fulfilling the Promise campaign. 

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About the Organization

Family Promise of Morris County

Family Promise of Morris County is a non-sectarian, not-for-profit organization dedicated to ending the crisis of homelessness faced by Morris County families by partnering with other public and private agencies, religious congregations and community volunteers to provide shelter, case management and mentoring services leading to self-sufficiency.

Family Promise of Morris County provides a continuum of services to best meet the needs of our community. Programs fall under three categories: Shelter, Housing, and Outreach.

Emergency Shelter Program, our shelter which is operated through partnerships with over 75 local congregations serving families experiencing homelessness. Those in the program receive assistance in obtaining housing, employment or job training, childcare, and transportation. 39 individuals were served last program year.

Community Support Program, assistance for families and individuals at-risk of or overcoming homelessness to maintain their housing, secure jobs or job training and childcare. 132 individuals were served last program year....

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