he fastest growing population of homeless people are intact families. Existing programs in Delaware are focused on single adults and/or women with young children – few organizations in Delaware are designed to help families who lose their homes.
Family Promise is a national interfaith organization providing food and hospitality for homeless families since 1988. There are more than 141 operating networks in over 39 states, involving more than 120,000 volunteers from more than 5,000 congregations – assisting more than 220,000 people, including more than 130,000 children. In 2006, 80% of the families assisted by Family Promise found housing!