Program Benefits

For Guests

  • Safe homelike shelter where families can stay together.
  • Intensive case management by Network Director to assist in finding housing and jobs and meeting other needs.

  • Securing long term housing.

  • Cite the caring of volunteers as one of the most important benefits, “I never knew so many people cared.”

For Volunteers

  • Helping homeless families directly – to make a difference that can be seen and felt.
  • Providing outreach within their own facility or a nearby location.

  • A wide range of volunteer activities, schedules and levels of commitment.

  • Families can volunteer together.

For Congregations

  • Outreach within their own facilities focusing on local community needs.

  • Participation in an interfaith ministry

  • Building community thru shared service

For the Community

  • Cost-efficient use of community resources.
  • Prevents duplication of services within the community through use of local agencies.

  • Homeless are part of community not institutionalized.

  • A catalyst for other community support initiatives such as job counseling, parenting workshops, money management, transitional housing, etc.