Family Proomise of Sussex County NJ Interfaith Hospitality Network
 
   
 
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About SCIHN: The History of Sussex County Interfaith Hospitality Network

SCIHN (Sussex County Interfaith Hospitality Network) is a non-profit organization created in 1998 in response to the growing number of homeless families in Sussex County, New Jersey. We are a division of , who founded the first Interfaith Hospitality Network in Union County, New Jersey in 1986. Today,  has over 180 IHN affiliates in 41 states and the District of Columbia.  In 2010, Family Promise affiliates served more than 55,000 children and adults and involved more than 150,000 volunteers in 5,500 congregations.

Locally, SCIHN has over 40 participating congregations involving approximately 1,000 dedicated volunteers. SCIHN operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, providing homeless families with 10,000 meals and 5,110 shelter beds each year. SCIHN gives families a chance to re-group and start over, helping them to regain independence.  In 2012, SCIHN changed its name to Family Promise of Sussex County.  New name, same mission!


 
FAMILY PROMISE OF Sussex County