Family Promise Collin County
PO Box 1601
Allen, TX - 75002
The Family Promise of Collin County Community Network brings shelter, meals, and support services to Collin County families without homes. Family Promise of Collin County is a cost-efficient and effective community response to family homelessness. The foundation of the program is the involvement of local host congregations who provide a safe refuge, food, and hospitality for the families in the evening on a rotation basis.
Host Congregations located in Collin County provide overnight shelters, food, and loving hospitality for guest families as they rotate weekly among each of the churches in the network. Their support may also include gift cards and monetary donations.
During the day our Guest are at work, school or utilizing our Day Center from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM during the week and weekend, where a professional case worker provides case management services individualized plan to regain housing and self-sufficiency.
In addition, Guests pursue employment, tend pre-school children, work on financial goals, and tend to laundry and personal needs. The Day Center provides guests with a mailing address and a base for housing and employment searches during the day. The Day Center has been provided by one of our support churches.
Sustainable Independence Program (SIP)
Family Promise of Collin County's (FPOCC) Sustainable Independence Program (SIP} Provides food,shelter and support services for Collin County families with children as they regain sustainable independence: Phase I Community Services, Phase II Transitional Shelter, Phase III Affordable Housing, Phase IV Aftercare. All services are provided based on demonstrated need and available resources to a presumed population as defined by HUD: 100% of participants are below 50% of median income levels; 100% of participants fall at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Threshold; 100% qualify for free or reduced lunch.
Almost Home is a program for Guests who have successfully completed the shelter program. This program can offer temporary, affordable housing for up to 12 months for guests who have successfully completed their case management goals. A limited number of homes are available to be used by a family to transition from the shelter to a more permanent, future residence. Additionally, for other families unable to utilize the transitional homes, financial support may be available to assist them with rental and utility deposits and application fees.