learnFamily Promise assists working families with children who are temporarily homeless. Learn how we work with the local Bergen County community, churches and synagogues to lend a hand to those in need.

If you are a working family with dependent children and are facing homelessness, please call the Family Promise office at 201-833-8009 for more information.

All others call 211, United Way’s Help Line for additional referrals.


volunteerTake action today and become a volunteer. There are many opportunities for individuals, groups and congregations. We have 24 host congregations and 50 support congregations throughout Bergen County that receive families in our program. Your help can make a difference in someone’s life. Click here to find an opportunity that is right for you.


donateThe problem of poverty is complex but you can help with a simple donation of any amount.

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Featured Blog Articles

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Whatever you do today, watch this first.

Many of our volunteers know the complexity of the situation of homelessness, particularly when families are involved.  Yet misconceptions of the homeless abound, and so I offer […]

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Take the Challenge and Help Homeless Families — Annual Family Hike or Bike

Join other Family Promise supporters on Sunday, May 3, 2015, as we walk or ride through Ridgewood, starting in Van Neste Square. You can choose […]

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A Town United in Service — The Allendale Coalition

The town of Allendale is unique in that four churches work closely together to meet the sheltering needs of Family Promise families. Thank you to […]

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Volunteer Extraordinaire — Nancy Woods

“Those of us lucky enough to have known and worked with Nancy can’t help but be inspired and grateful ….”

“Volunteers simply do not get any […]


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