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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To see our Wish List, click here.

Featured Blog Articles

  • Kate Duggan podium

The Truth About Poverty Amid Affluence

Poverty and homelessness are on the rise here in Bergen County, one of the wealthiest regions in America. Kate Duggan, Executive Director of Family Promise […]

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Annual Gala 2015 — Slideshow!

Thank you again to everyone who was a part of the Family Promise Annual Gala on October 22, 2015. Here are some of the photos […]

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A church closing produces a surprise gift to help working, homeless families.

When she opened the envelope that arrived, unsolicited, in the mailKate Duggan literally jumped for joy. It was a check for $141,700.50 […]

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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. […]


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