Family Promise Initiates New Shelter Model

Family Promise of Waukesha County is a recipient of a $4,000 grant from the Catholic Community Foundation to be used for a new apartment-based shelter program for families. This donation is the most recent grant that Family Promise has received to bring this program...

Case Manager

CASE MANAGER POSITION  Summary/Objective The Case Manager is responsible for assisting families to achieve independence by helping them to identify and address issues that impact their economic, physical, and emotional well-being. Using a trauma informed approach,...

2020 End of Year Message

“Vanity of vanities all things are vanity.” This passage and the subsequent verses in the Book of Ecclesiastes sums up 2020.  Much of what we thought could be relied upon has been cast into doubt. The impact of the virus is far, wide and deep. For some it may have...

People Make a Home: Home-Giving

When you think about your home, what comes to mind?   This holiday season we are requesting funds to help give families experiencing homelessness, a home. Even though we are using the imagery of doors, windows, bricks and shingles, we are NOT building an actual...

A Thanksgiving Message

2020 has been a not too subtle reminder to treasure every moment of life. Everything we have is a gift. Even when things look bleak, life is full of abundant blessings. Sometimes we just need to be intentional about recognizing the good things in life. As we say thank...

Thrivent

Volunteer Coordinator Ginny Brown and her husband George support Family Promise as Thrivent members.  We asked them to explain how Thrivent works.   What is Thrivent and How Did You Become a Member? Thrivent started as “Aid Association for Lutherans”, primarily...

One Year Anniversary

November 3, 2019 was my first activity for Family Promise of Waukesha County. The past year has been eventful!  In my first year as Executive Director we: Purchased a new building Started a new Prevention program Started a new Apartment Shelter Program  Experienced...

Apartment Shelter Program Announcement

Family Promise of Waukesha County, Inc. is implementing a new program for sheltering families in response to Covid-19. This new program will use apartments to shelter families experiencing homelessness. The objective of this model is to provide shelter to families,...

Family Promise Week 2020: A Message from Joe

Thank you to everyone who participated in Family Promise Week 2020! Homelessness is a traumatic experience for families. Our purpose is to support families to prevent them from becoming homeless or shelter them when they do, helping them to achieve permanent housing...

Welcome Rebecca and Patrice!

Family Promise of Waukesha County is happy to welcome Patrice Hofbauer and Rebecca Seymour to the Board of Directors. They were elected to the board on October 12. Read about Rebecca and Patrice below: Patrice Hofbauer Patrice earned her BS in Education from Ohio...