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313 Harley Dr
Tennessee 37919

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Our mission is to help homeless and low-income families achieve sustainable independence.

We recognize that poverty is a multifaceted problem that requires a multifaceted response. We respond by integrating educational outreach, smart programming, effective policies, and the hands-on work of thousands of volunteers. We provide food, shelter, and support services for homeless families. We provide advice and advocacy for at-risk families to prevent their becoming homeless. And we educate people about poverty and the means to combat it.
The numbers as of 8/31/12:

Family Units 138
Family Members 458
Children 267
Children Under 5 123

Average length of stay 78.7 Nights
Shelter nights 25,782
Meals served 78,645

Success rate - permanent housing 53%
Success rate - all housing 81%

Going Home, Staying Home graduates> 5 Families
total Families worked with 28 families

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Family means a lot to many people. The success of a family means the most to Family Promise of Knoxville. This is a great organization. The volunteers are great, the staff is awesome and the families are wonderful. The way it is organized uses the network of churches and support site wisely and to ... more »
Family Promise is an excellent organization which helps homeless children and their families get back on their feet. They are good stewards of the money and resources donated by the community. As they work to grow, they are ever mindful of the generosity of their donors as well as the needs in the... more »
Working with Family Promise for the past 6 years has broadened the my life and the lives of many in our church. We use our Children's Sunday School area to house our guests when they stay with us. The children of the church help, move chairs, make beds, draw welcome signs and sometimes make ... more »
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