Our Mission & Values

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Our Mission

Family Promise of Morris County’s mission is to mobilize community resources and people to end the crisis of homelessness and housing instability faced by families and individuals by providing a continuum of services leading to independence.

Our Vision

Any Morris County resident facing the crisis of homelessness or housing instability will have access to clean and safe shelter and responsive and compassionate support that will provide a path to independence.​

Our Values

In everything we do, in every decision we make, Family Promise of Morris County will adhere to these values:

 

  1. The right to self-determination of the people we serve

  2. A non-judgmental attitude

  3. Family first, regardless of family status

  4. Empowerment vs. enabling

  5. Mutual respect and integrity

Voices of Family

Hear first-hand accounts from our guests as they describe their experience with Family Promise.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Our long-term, renewed commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion has been, and continues to be a key focus area. Cultivating an inclusive and accessible community, wherein all voices and identities are valued is essential to our effectiveness as a community-based organization.  

Reflecting the experiences of those with lived expertise and further diversifying our board and staff remain at the forefront of our 2022 goals, which include: 

  • An intensive Diversity Audit 

  • Internal reviews 

  • Increased involvement from our guests and local/national leaders in this area 

  • Diversity training for staff