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Where would you turn if you were faced with eviction and the threat of homelessness?

This scenario is repeated over and over again by families looking for resources to provide stability to their household during times of crisis. The answer may be as close as a call to the office of Family Promise of Sussex County.

Family Promise of Sussex County has been serving the community for 25 years.  At its inception, our agency was a grassroots effort to address homelessness in our county and has blossomed into a full spectrum of services to aid those experiencing a housing crisis. In 2021, Family Promise of Sussex County was able to assist 916 individuals from 565 households!  The mission of Family Promise of Sussex County is to secure housing stability and sustainability for those in crisis… because everyone deserves a home. Our approach involves prevention services before families become homeless, shelter to help families experiencing homelessness, and housing stabilization programs once families have secured housing.  In recent years, we have expanded the resources available to include Emergency Shelter, Opening Doors: Men’s Day Program, Intensive Case Management Services, Employment and Careering Counseling, Homelessness Prevention, Rapid Rehousing, Shelter Diversion, and Permanent Supportive Housing Programs.

Office Hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Family Promise of Sussex County works to eradicate homelessness in Sussex County and provides resources to strengthen children and families. Sussex County residents in need of services or landlords interested in obtaining additional information can contact the agency at (973) 579-1180 or via email at fpsc@familypromisesussex.org.

Discover how Family Promise affiliates create impactful change throughout the United States at www.familypromise.org.