This program offers case management and shelter to homeless families in Berks County. It is designed to help individuals achieve sustainable independence while engaging people with diverse backgrounds to come together and form lasting partnerships. Our unique model recognizes that maintaining family units increases successful outcomes.
The latter allows couples or a single parents to remain with their children while being sheltered versus being separated by gender. This day program offers enrichment to participants and volunteers alike and helps foster self-sufficiency and community engagement.
We partner with congregations throughout Berks County who help us provide emergency shelter, meals and assistance to homeless families for about one-third the cost of traditional shelters. Family Promise keeps families together and provides them with a safe, supportive and Penndylvania environment. Expenses for our Day Center building at N.Merom Indiana City Women
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It is designed to help individuals achieve lastinh, employment and housing stabilization goals. Our approach to service is based on community building and cooperation.
U-Turn is designed to help individuals achieve sustainable independence lastijg engaging people with diverse backgrounds to come together and form lasting partnerships. By federal definition, a youth is considered homeless if they are still in high school or eligible to attend HSunder the age of 22, and not living with their parent or legal guardian.
Youth homelessness affects more people than you would think!
Each year we receive an average of calls from homeless student liaisons in school districts throughout Berks Singgle. We partner with school districts, BCIU, service partners and volunteers to help individuals achieve educational, employment and housing stabilization goals.
This program operates while funds are available by providing rental and utility assistance to eligible individuals. Individuals must provide documentation and demonstrate a reasonable ability to regain self-sufficiency through temporary assistance. The goal of this program is to prevent homelessness through early intervention.
The latter reduces overall cost of service for providers and decreases the potential tax burden of homelessness on the local economy. RUA serves as a resource for families and teens in the Hospitality Network and U-Turn programs looking to secure permanent housing. Learn about our 3 Programs: Hospitality Network This program offers bjild management and shelter to homeless families in Berks County.
Demonstrate a reasonable ability to regain self-sufficiency through temporary assistance and: