Programs

Our Programs

Congregational Network Shelter Program

Family Promise of San Gabriel Valley’s congregation network shelter program is an innovative and cost effective approach to addressing family homeless, our program is made up of 13 faith-based locations that house families one a week at a time. Families are sheltered at different locations week to week until they are able find permanent housing. We also provide a Day Center where families receive intensive weekly case management to assess and address their needs and connect them to wrap around services through our network of community partners. These services range from worksource development, healthcare, childcare, mental health and academic resources.

Homeless Prevention Initiative

Family Promise SGV is excited to offer prevention and move-in assistance (including utilities) for families with minor children that meet our program eligibility criteria. We would love to work in collaboration with community, partners, agencies and local schools to identify families that can be assisted through rental assistance or eviction assistance. More details and eligibility criteria can be found below.

If you are a family seeking prevention or move-in assistance and meet the criteria listed below, please submit a self-referral HERE.

If you are a school counselor, case manager or other community partner that would like more information about working in collaboration with FPSGV to serve families through our Prevention program, please email remy.easterling@familypromisesgv.org.

Prevention Assistance

  • one time prevention assistance to families that are behind on their rent/mortgage and at risk for eviction and subsequent homelessness, up to $2000 (please note: Landlord must be willing to allow the household to stay at the current residence for at least 30 days upon receipt of eviction prevention assistance)
  • move-in assistance through first month's rent and/or security deposit, up to $2000, for eligible homeless families that have identified an eligible unit;
  • utility assistance to prevent shut off or utility deposits to turn on utilities during move in (included in the $2000 limit).

* FPSGV prevention and move-in assistance services are provided with the intent to ensure families are able to sustain and/or acquire permanent, stable housing.
 

Eligibility:

Homeless is defined to include those that are literally homeless, as well as those who lack a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence as defined by the McKinney-Vento Act. This includes families couch-surfing or doubled-up at the residence of a friend or family member, as well as families paying for a hotel or other temporary accommodation with no permanent housing.

  • There must be at least one minor child (under the age of 18) living in the household requesting assistance.
    • Additionally families may be eligible for prevention if:
      • there is a dependent son or daughter older than 18 with a disability that requires them to remain in the care of the parent and/or guardian requesting assistance;
      • a female in the household is pregnant and there are no other minor children.
  • Family must have a lease in their name (shared housing/room is allowable)
  • Landlord must be willing to accept a 3rd party check (and complete a W9)
  • Family must be able to sustain rent after one time assistance
  • Agree to participate in at least 6 months of case management working towards family identified goals
  • Units must fit within LA County Fair Market Rates
  • Preference is given to families whose household income falls under the HUD low income threshold.