LOCATION UPDATE

On June 24 Family Promise of Waukesha County received a conditional use permit for 139 E. North Street in Waukesha County. While there are still some steps to take before we are able to close on the building, it does move us closer to the purchase of this facility as...

REFLECTION ON NIGHT WITHOUT A BED

What is it like to be homeless? On June 20 people across the country gave up their beds to raise awareness about and experience family homelessness. It was also a way to be in solidarity with families who experience homelessness. Thank you to all those who participate...

Family Promise Q+ A

Q, IS FAMILY PROMISE OF WAUKESHA COUNTY OPEN? A. Yes! Q.WHAT SERVICES ARE BEING OFFERED BY FAMILY PROMISE OF WAUKESHA COUNTY? A.  At the end of March due to COVID-19, Family Promise of Waukesha County initiated the Family Homelessness Prevention Program. Since we were...

Virtual Town Hall Meeting

JUNE 17, 2020 6:30pm Join us for a virtual Town Hall Meeting hosted by Family Promise of Waukesha County. The purpose of this gathering is to provide you an opportunity to learn how Family Promise has had to adapt and maneuver during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even as...

Night Without A Bed

JUNE 20, 2020 Help raise awareness about family homelessness by participating in a #NightWithoutaBed on June 20. This nation wide, virtual initiative invites individuals and families to sleep somewhere other than their own bed Saturday, June 20. Like a family...

Golf Outing to Benefit Family Promise

You are invited to the First Congregational United Church of Christ Golf Outing to benefit Family Promise of Waukesha County. This event includes 18 holes of golf in a scramble format on a Donald Ross Golf Course at the Oconomowoc Golf Club.  Lunch with a drink is...

The Subtlety of Racism

The recent protests should challenge all of us to reflect on race and the factor it plays in our communities and relationships. Family Promise of Waukesha County is no different. We are not immune from prejudice nor are our families. Most volunteers, staff supporters...

Overcoming Racism

OVERCOMING RACISM   This has been a difficult week for our country regarding race relations. In Minneapolis George Floyd, a black man, died after a white police officer knelt on his neck. In New York, a white woman falsely accused a black man of harming her after...

In This Together

You and I are connected.  Even if you have never met me, we have a connection.  Hi, my name is Joe.    Unfortunately, the nature by which the corona virus spreads demonstrates this point beautifully. The virus is particularly dangerous because of it has a high rate of...

A Q+ A with Family Promise

Q.  IS FAMILY PROMISE OF WAUKESHA COUNTY ACCEPTING FAMILIES? A.  Family Promise of Waukesha County has put a temporary pause on accepting families into the program.  This is due to the structure of our services.  Since faith communities host our families and utilize...