Family Promise of Monmouth County relies on about 1500 volunteers to provide the services necessary to sustain families in crisis. While families are living in the network, volunteers have opportunities to provide assistance 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.
Volunteers who directly serve guests reduce program expenses through the gift of their time and or donations. They share meals and sometimes stay overnight. Volunteers plan and manage recreational activities, such as birthday parties, Holiday celebrations and sporting events. They tutor school age children.
Administrative volunteers assist the Board of Trustees on various committees necessary to keep the Network functioning. These committees include fundraising, public relations, day center/donation management, personnel and community outreach and advocacy.
For more information or to join our efforts to help homeless families here in Monmouth County, please Contact us.
Monmouth County Point-In-Time Count Fact Sheet Monmouth County 2017 Overall Results 2017
• 299 men, women and children were homeless on the night of January 24th, 2017, representing 3.5% of New
Jersey’s homeless population.
• This represents a decrease of 45 persons (13.1%) as compared to the 2016 count.
• 49 persons were identified as chronically homeless, representing 16.4% of the total homeless population.
• 44 persons were unsheltered on the night of the count,