Family Promise of Greater Johnson City, TN
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Keeping Families Together

If paying by check, send donation to:
  Family Promise of Greater Johnson City
P.O. Box 205
Johnson City, TN 37605

 
The organizations listed on this page will be helpful resources if you would like to learn more about homelessness and what you can do. If you need help finding a specific resource, please call Family Promise.
 

99 Organizations Fighting Poverty and Hunger

Website: mswonlineprograms.org/poverty-hunger/
A resource list of 99 amazing organizations fighting hunger and poverty.
 

Children's Defense Fund (CDF)

25 E. Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001
Tel: (202) 628-8787
Fax: (202) 662-3510
A national children's advocacy organization that focuses on programs and policies that affect children. 
 

Family Promise

71 Summit Ave.
Summit, NJ 07901
Tel: (908) 273-1100
Fax: (908) 273-0030
Family Promise assists religious and community organizations in developing and operating Network programs that provide housing, meals, and assistance to homeless families. Family Promise offers one-to-one technical assistance, speakers, videotapes, guides, and manuals for successful programs.
 

Habitat for Humanity

121 Habitat St.
Americus, GA 31709-3498
Tel: (229) 924-6935 Ext. 2551
Website: www.habitat.org
A nonprofit, ecumenical organization that works in partnership with those in need to build and renovate homes.
 

Hosting the Unknown

 
Hosting the Unknown: Making Room in Houses of God for Homeless Families is written by Dr. Calvin Ross the first president of the FPJC board. The book tells the history of FPJC's founding and early years. Copies are available at the FPJC office.
 

Housing Assistance Council, Inc.

1025 Vermont Ave., N.W.
Suite 606
Washington, D.C. 20005
Tel: (202) 842-8600
Fax: (202) 347-3441
A nonprofit corporation dedicated to increasing the availability of decent housing for rural low-income people.
 

National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH)

1012 Fourteenth Street NW, Suite 600
Washington, D.C. 20005
Tel: (202) 737-6444
Fax: (202) 737-6445
The National Coalition works to end homelessness through legislative and legal efforts, and serves as a clearinghouse to share information and resources.
 

National Low-Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC)

1012 Fourteenth Street NW, Suite 600
Washington, D.C. 20005
Tel: (202) 662-1530
Fax: (202) 393-1973
Website: nlihc.org
NLIHC is a coalition of individuals and organizations advocating for housing for low-income people as a human right and for adequate federal support for community solutions to housing problems.
 

Self Narratives

Summon your highest self for your life's new narrative. Learn about the exciting world of story and the power of self narratives. In five brief sessions, you will write a story about a problem that keeps you stuck. (No prior writing training necessary.) You will then re-write your story in a renewed setting with insights from scriptural wisdom. Finally, you will enlist resources for your new narrative self to flourish.
 

The Enterprise Foundation

10227 Wincopin Circle, Suite 500
Columbia, MD 21044
Tel: (410) 964-1230 or (800) 624-4298
Fax: (410) 964-1918
The Foundation works through a national network of neighborhood and community organizations to help the poor obtain housing and jobs. It provides technical assistance and low interest loans.