Call 251.441.1991 for more information.
About our program:
Families enter the program with an initial 30-day stay in mind.
Families use the Day Center, which offers laundry and shower facilities, as their home base and permanent address while in the program.
Families stay overnight at host congregations where volunteers provide all meals and transportation to and from the Day Center.
Families who don't have their own transportation are transported to and from the Day Center and host congregation in the FPCA van.
Host congregations commit to hosting 4 families every night for seven nights, at least once per quarter.
Volunteers provide all meals.
With all basic needs provided free of charge, families concentrate on meeting the goals set out in their case management plan, including seeking employment, saving, and securing permanent housing.
Who we serve:
Families who have lost, or are at risk of losing, their current housing, including families living in hotels or with family or friends.
Single-parent, dual-parent, and multi-generational families accepted.
Must be 21 years or older and have at least one dependent child under the age of 18.
Must be capable of performing activities of daily living independently.
Must be drug and alcohol free with no serious criminal record.
Families must commit to:
Seeking employment and housing on a daily basis.
Meeting regularly with a case manager and completing a case management plan.
Remaining drug and alcohol free while in the program.
No religious affiliation necessary.
How to qualify:
Step 1: Call 251-441-1991 and complete a phone assessment. (~15 min)
Step 2: If requested, complete an in-person interview with all adult household members present. (~1 hour)
Step 3: Submit to a background check and drug screening.
Step 4: Acknowledge, sign, and abide by all guest guidelines.