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This year in America, more than 2.5 million children will experience homelessness.
North Star House
We are Family Promise Rochester
Transforming the lives of families experiencing homelessness. Because every child deserves a home.
913 1st St. NW Rochester, MN 55901
Are you experiencing homelessness or at-risk of losing your home?
Contact us for information on various programs, community resources
and referrals to other shelters and agencies.
Get to Know Us
Why We Exist
There is a severe shortage of affordable housing in America, exacerbated by rising rents and stagnant wages. With little or no safety net, one unforeseen expense or emergency can lead to family homelessness. We envision a nation where every family has a home, a livelihood, and the chance to build a better future.
What We Do
Family Promise delivers innovative solutions for family homelessness including prevention, shelter, and stabilization services. Families come to us in crisis. We help them rebuild their lives with new skills and ongoing support.
How You Can Help
We offer many opportunities to make a difference in the lives of the people that we serve including:
....and so much more!
VOLUNTEER WITH FAMILY PROMISE ROCHESTER
"You can give any kind of skill to give back. You'll learn a lot as a volunteer. And when you meet folks that may be very different from yourself, it's an eye opener. You never know what a person has been through, how they ended up in a certain situation. All you can do is help." - Bob, a Family Promise Volunteer in Pennsylvania
JOIN OUR LEADERSHIP EFFORTS
"I want to help others with whom I have shared experiences. I believe that the most valuable asset given to me by Family Promise is the relationships that continue to exist, the mentorship that still takes place, and the help I have received in the many areas of my life when I have needed it. I want to pay it forward."
- REBECCA ESPARZA, GAC Member
PARTNER WITH US
We believe that family homelessness needs a community response. Our partners are a key component of that solution.
THE TODAY SHOW COMES TO FAMILY PROMISE
Spreading the word will help us transform the lives of ONE MILLION children by 2030.
Craig Melvin of NBC's Today Show visits Family Promise of the Midlands to learn how the program helps families experiencing homelessness reclaim their independence.
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