Family Promise of Essex f/k/a Interfaith Hospitality Network Essex County NJ

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Children & Youth
  • Education & Literacy
  • Employment
  • Homeless & Housing

Location

46 Park StreetMontclair, NJ 07042 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Family Promise of Essex's mission is to help homeless and at-risk families achieve self-sufficiency by providing shelter, social services, and housing assistance through a community-based approach.

Description

Family Promise of Essex is a rapidly growing nonprofit. Family Promise of Essex County’s (FPE) Mission is to help homeless and at-risk families achieve self-sufficiency by providing shelter, social services, and housing assistance through a community-based approach. Family Promise of Essex County f/k/a Interfaith Hospitality Network began in 1988 as a non-sectarian response to the crisis of family homelessness in Essex County. FPE is an affiliate of Family Promise, which currently has over 200 affiliates nationwide. In the past three years, over 50% of the people receiving FPE services were children. FPE’s holistic approach to the crisis of family homelessness includes four areas of focus: prevention, diversion, shelter and stabilization.

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by Judith D. (July 7, 2022)
I have not volunteered here yet, but would like to. I'm a volunteer at St. Ann's soup kitchen for 11 years, and love doing it

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