Family Proomise of Sussex County NJ Interfaith Hospitality Network
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About SCIHN: Why Our Program Works

For the Guests

  • Families can stay together in a safe environment
  • Professional staff and caring volunteers provide daily support
  • A majority of families go on to secure permanent housing

For the Community

  • Mobilizes community resources cost effectively
  • Assists homeless families for about 1/3 the cost of public shelters
  • Does not institutionalize shelter as a solution to homelessness

For Volunteers

  • Opportunity to make a difference in their own community
  • Opportunity for families to volunteer together
  • Volunteer jobs fit varying schedules and talents

For Congregations

  • Informs, energizes and motivates congregations
  • Offers meaningful family-centered outreach
  • Offers interfaith partnership

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