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Need Rental/Utility Assistance?

Family Promise of Washington County is here to help you with our program!

Residents of Washington County who have been impacted by COVID-19 can qualify for a new rental assistance program through the CARES ACT.

Requirements: Eligible applicants must be an adult Wisconsin resident with a household income at or below 50% of the county median income.

Where to apply: Call our Housing Hotline at 262-334-4912 or email ProgMngr@FamilyPromiseWC.org

Family Promise of Washington County strives to educate Washington County residents on these available funds to prevent homelessness and assist with financial burdens during this pandemic. Contact our agency with any questions about this assistance program, as well as any other questions or concerns regarding financial assistance, affordable housing, or homelessness. We may be able to assist you above and beyond, so please inquire with Family Promise of Washington County.


Our Mission

Family Promise rebuilds lives with compassion by providing resources and services that prevent and end homelessness for individuals and families in Washington County.

Family Promise helps homeless and low-income families in Washington County achieve sustainable independence. We recognize that poverty is a multifaceted problem that requires a multifaceted response from the community. We provide food, shelter, and support services for homeless families through the hands-on work of our many volunteers. We provide advice and advocacy for at-risk families to prevent their becoming homeless. And we educate people about poverty and the means to combat it.

We are one of many independent Affiliates in 44 states (and counting). At the heart of our work is the Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN). The IHN marshals existing local resources to provide for homeless families as they work to get back on their feet. These resources include available congregational spaces, donated goods, and – most importantly – volunteers.


URGENT NEEDS:

Lysol

Hand Sanitizer

Toilet Paper

Paper Towel

All Purpose Cleaner

Shaving Cream

Twin XL Mattress Protectors

Cot Mattresses & Cot Mattress Protectors – Will be used for families staying overnight in our churches.

West Bend Taxi Vouchers (Make $45 Checks payable to WB Taxi and give them to FPWC – we’ll pick up the vouchers, so you don’t have to!)

Gas Gift Cards – (prefer Shell/Kwik Trip/BP)

Milk

Laundry Detergent Pods

Cleaning Wipes

Postage Stamps

Current Needs:

Storage Bins (prefer 30 gallon & clear in color, but will take others)

Utility Floor Mats

Walmart Gift Cards – for Groceries

Cleaning Service Gift Cards

Donations for Silent and Live Auction for our Golf Outing on August 2, 2020

Are you or someone you know homeless or at risk of becoming homeless? Please contact Family Promise of Washington County to inquire about our services. Our trained staff will assess the needs of each person and provide the referral or services necessary to prevent individual or family homelessness.

At Risk of Homelessness? 

We can help now!

Exciting ways you can get involved-

Volunteer

  • Volunteer at our Golf Outing on August 2, 2020
  • Make a Meal
  • Overnight Volunteers
  • Office Angels – Answer phones or other tasks
  • Cleaning
  • Yard Clean Up
  • Handy Work (Build Wood Shelving, Masonry)
  • Get your Church Involved
  • Mentor one of our Moms in the Program