New Prevention Program Keeps Family Promise a Step Ahead of Homelessness


David Biggy
August 26, 2020
By David Biggy

Family members Guarantee of Southern Ocean County a short while ago introduced its most recent initiative, the Anchors to Keep Prevention Program, designed to be a quick-response first step to stabilize housing for those people who are on the brink of getting homeless.
The principal target of the plan is to make confident family members never drop into a cycle of housing instability that can devastate them and alter the program of their children’s life.
“Getting out in front of these concerns is the most expense-powerful way to deal with this crisis,” reads a statement from Spouse and children Guarantee, as it introduced the plan a number of months back. “This avoidance support will come at an specially pivotal time when several households are encountering new worries with unemployment delays, food items insecurity and concern of losing their properties.”
The plan is obtainable all through Ocean County, enabling suitable family members to obtain economic help on lease, mortgage loan or safety deposit payments for rentals. Families also have access to a curriculum concentrated on security and even further avoidance of homelessness. To qualify, families ought to have at the very least one particular child and a person or more adults who are ready and ready to do the job whole-time or have an different source of sustainable income.
Family members Assure of Southern Ocean County is a nonprofit, interfaith community of group businesses, focused staff members and hundreds of volunteers which gives temporary shelter, meals, hospitality and scenario administration for children and families enduring homelessness.
For individuals in have to have, or if you know a human being in have to have who does not fit the requirements, Loved ones Promise even now can offer alternate area means and facts. The corporation also seeks to partner with landlords in Ocean County to dwelling families. If you are a landlord with a vacancy, speak to Loved ones Assure by telephone at 609-994-3317 or through email at
The business often demands volunteers, and all those who want to help in different ways can go to or locate Loved ones Assure of Southern Ocean County on Facebook.  —D.B.

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