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 Golf Outing 2015

Our annual Golf Outing to benefit Family Promise of Bergen County was a big hit June 9 – despite some rain and lighting.

Sixty-eight golfers and Family Promise supporters converged on River Vale’s Edgewood County Club, whose staff was helpful and attentive.

It poured just before the golfers teed […]

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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 — proceeds […]

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Buy Your 50/50 Raffle Ticket Today

Only 800 tickets will be sold for a chance to win up to $20,000. All proceeds support our programs for the families of Family Promise. […]

  • Hike or Bike Recap 2015-2

They Hiked and They Biked

A beautiful May day helped make our annual Hike or Bike event a huge success. We had over 150 people hiking or biking around Ridgewood, […]


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