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Need Help?

Are you homeless or behind on your rent?
Family Promise is here to help.

Family Promise has a program for working families with dependent children who are currently experiencing homelessness and have a desire to change their lives.

We provide:

  • A sheltering program with a path to self-sufficiency
  • Homeless prevention
  • Rental assistance
Family Promise of Bergen County programs to help homeless working families

Our sheltering program offers families the opportunity to access resources, develop new skills and, with the help of a caring team of professionals, create a plan that empowers them to move toward self-sufficiency.

Opportunities to grow:

  • Intensive case management
  • Money management classes
  • Job readiness instruction
  • Empowerment workshops
  • Life coaching
  • Savings plan
Family Promise of Bergen County helps homeless families

In order to qualify for our programs you must:

  • Be a family with at least one child under the age of 18
  • Be working at least 35 hours/wk.
  • Have a current lease
  • Not be receiving any other  subsidies
  • Not have any evictions on your record

(Final eligibility is based on results of a formal screening process.)

Call us today at 201-833-8009 to learn how we can help.

Are you in need of food?

Family Promise Walk-In Dinner Program
A nutritious, complete dinner is sponsored by Family Promise seven days a week at the Housing, Health and Human Services Center, 120 South River Street in Hackensack. Free meals are distributed at the loading dock every day between the hours of 4:45pm and 5:50pm. Anyone can get a meal – no questions asked.