Letter from Kate

One of the questions we hear most often is “Where do the children in your programs go to school?”  The answer to this is easy.  Thanks to the McKinney-Vento Act, the parents of homeless students can either send their children to their school of origin or choose to...

Devoted mom’s efforts result in new home*

Julie and her two children entered the Network last spring. It was an adjustment at first, but Julie’s positive outlook and perseverance paid off.  Julie worked with Family Promise to obtain a voucher that includes support services for her teenage son, who has special...

Annual Family Promise Gala

Please join us for the Annual Family Promise Gala, which will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at 6 pm at the lakefront Indian Trail Club in Franklin Lakes. The event will feature cocktails, a silent auction, dinner, and a program. At this year’s Gala, we will...

Update on the Englewood apartment

It’s been a long time coming but the windows have finally been installed at the new transitional apartment in Englewood!  Future projects include installing the donated new kitchen, connecting a new toilet and sink, repairing the walls in preparation for painting, and...

Dedicated mom becomes certified medical assistant and U.S. citizen*

Katherine and her four children were in our Network sheltering program for three months before moving into a New Leaf transitional apartment in December 2017. Since then, Katherine has been working hard to fulfill her dreams. She recently completed a course to become...