Family homelessness



What CausesFamily Homelessness?

Lack of affordable housing

Most prevalent cause

Family breakup

When a guardian leaves, so does income

Education barriers

Finding a job that earns enough to cover rent


Losing a job or hours, especially at minimum wage

Medical crisis

Illness or injury that causes a guardian to miss work

Did You Know?

The average age of children in shelter is
6 years old and younger.

Many of the families who enter shelter have income.
They just can’t make ends meet.

Family Promise of Greene County empowers families while they are with us, creating a solid bridge to a new life of safety and sustainability.