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

  • Annual Gala Post Final

You’re invited! Our Annual Gala

October 22, at 6:00 pm
The Stony Hill Inn, Hackensack

Please join us for a very special event – the Annual Family Promise Gala. Friends old and […]

  • Raffle-Winner-20151

Our Raffle Winners

Congratulations to John Castro of Teaneck on becoming the Grand Prize Winner in the Family Promise Super 50/50 Raffle! John’s ticket was pulled from a […]

  • News Graphic resized

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 — proceeds […]

  • homeless video child

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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