Family Promise of Northern Kentucky, Inc. - Newport, KY

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336 West
Newport, KY 41071
: Phone: 859-360-0905

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Family Promise of NKY is a shelter program that assists family units (with at least one child under the age of 18) by providing temporary shelter.

For those eligible, the program provides 3 meals per day, Day Center with access to showers, case management, wi-fi and computer access, transportation assistance.

Program duration: 90 days Must complete intake assessment Individuals 18 and over must pass drug screen and background check.

How long can a family stay in the program? 
Families can stay in the program up to 90 days.

How long do families stay at one church or congregation?
Each church rotation is for one week at a time, from Sunday to Sunday. 

Can families bring their pets?
Currently, pets are not allowed, but the program works with another agency that can assist families with boarding their pets while they are with Family Promise NKY.

Will children have to transfer schools?
No, children would not have to transfer schools.
The McKinney-Vento Act ensures that children that considered homeless are ensured transportation to and from school free of charge, allowing them to attend the school of their origin (last school they attended when they became homeless)

What can families expect from our program?

    3 meals a day
    Access to showers
    Access to a business center to complete resumes, school work, etc.
    Access to phone services
    Mailing address
    Case Management
    Access to many social service programs

Does Family Promise of Northern Kentucky work with other service programs to meet the needs of families in the program?
Yes.  Family Promise of Northern Kentucky partners with many of the local agencies to provide services for our families.

Our social service partners include:

    A Network of Churches and Congregations in surrounding areas in Boone, Campbell, and Kenton Counties
    Welcome House
    Brighton Center
    Women's Crisis Center
    Care Closet
    Be Concerned
    Life Learning Center
    Safety Net Alliance
    Kentucky Community Action Commission
    Boone County Schools
    Campbell County Schools
    Kenton County Schools
    Newport Schools
    Gateway Community College
    Northern Kentucky University
    University of Kentucky College of Agriculture,

          Food, and Environment Cooperative Extension

    And many other support services, etc.

Do you have items to donate? Contact Family Promise of Northern Kentucky, Inc. at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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