Homeless Day Center at Family Promise of North Central Palm Beach County

Shelter details

  • Added Jan 1, 2021 | Last Update May 27, 2022
  • 1003 Allendale Road
       West Palm Beach, FL 33405
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  • 561.318.8864

Description

Host & Support Congregations: The hosting of families rotates weekly among the Host Congregations in the network. In turn, each host congregation provides lodging, three meals a day and caring hospitality 3-4 times each year. The Support Congregations provide much needed volunteers, supplies and finances when needed.
Day Center: Guests use a local Day Center from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Monday-Friday) where the Family Service Coordinator provides case management services. There, the guests pursue employment, tend to pre-school age children, use shower and laundry facilities. The Day Center provides guests with a mailing address and a base for housing and employment searches. Many guests are employed during the day, while older children attend school.
Transportation: The Family Promise operates a 15 passenger van to transport guests to and from the Day Center.
Funding: The organization is financed solely through private donations, private and corporate grants and fundraising events.
Social Service Agencies: Family Promise collaborates with other service providers to help our guests obtain jobs, mentoring, counseling, housing, social and health services.
Volunteers: Volunteers are essential to our success and provide a wide range of services such as cooking and serving meals, playing with children or helping them with homework, interacting with guests with respect and compassion, and providing overnight security. The network depends on its success through its volunteers.
List of Host Congregations
First Presbyterian Church of Tequesta - Tequesta
Holy Spirit Lutheran Church - Juno Beach
Metropolitan Community Church - West Palm Beach
Oceanview United Methodist Church - Juno Beach
Our Savior Lutheran Church - Lake Worth
St. Mark's Episcopal Church - Palm Beach Gardens
St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church - Singer Island
Temple Judea - Palm Beach Gardens
Trinity United Methodist Church - Palm Beach Gardens
Union Congregational Church - West Palm Beach
United Methodist Church of the Palm Beaches - West Palm Beach
Support Congregations
Holy Spirit Episcopal Church - West Palm Beach
Our Lady of Florida - North Palm Beach
St. Jude Catholic Church - Tequesta

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