Family Promise of Montgomery County is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that serves homeless families with children by offering them an opportunity to stabilize their family financially and emotionally while being served through a network of local are congregations. Families are able to stay together as a unit while they receive shelter, meals, transportation and other assistance.
Families are required to work full-time, and children must be enrolled in school and/or child care programs. Families are expected to take responsibility for their recovery and for taking necessary steps to become independent and self-sufficient. It is a 90-day program and successful graduates exit the program with housing, transportation, school/day care, and all essential needs of their family met.
Families are required to save all of their disposable income through a Client Savings Account while they are in the program. When the family exits the program, they then have a savings account with a “nest egg” to help ensure stability after they leave.
Families must meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Must have child/children under the age of 18 years
- Must currently be homeless or facing homelessness
- Must be drug/alcohol free
- Must be able to work full-time and maintain employment
- Must not have serious criminal history
- Must be willing to live/work in Montgomery County