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A Community Response to Family Homelessness
Denny Mahaffey shares how and why to get involved with FP!
Denny Mahaffey shares how and why to get involved with FP!
How does FPHCR work? Click the picture to find out!
How does FPHCR work? Click the picture to find out!

Welcome to Family Promise of Harrisburg Capital Region


There are ways you can volunteer at Family Promise, from Congregation Hosting, Volunteer Jobs and Board Membership


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Latest News & Updates

We’re hiring!

We are hiring a Director of Development & Programs. Please see our staff page for information on the position and application process.

2015-2016 Annual Report


Our fphcr-annual-report-2015-2016 is now available. Please check it out to see what we’ve accomplished this year, what our families have achieved, and who all was involved in making it happen. Thank you!

Latest Blog Post

Meet & Greet: Laura Durant

March 19, 2017 Rebecca Buckham

Laura Durant knows how many volunteers it takes to pull off a successful Family Promise host week at her church—she helps to coordinate them all! Laura and her husband Chris are members at Camp Hill United Methodist Church, which partners with Family Promise to provide a week of accommodation, transportation, and meals to program guests […]

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Who Are Our Neighbors Without Homes?

- Folks just like us — mothers, fathers, children.

- An under-insured family loses everything in a fire. Their only option is to move into a hotel, but they can’t afford it forever.

- A working mom loses employment because of health restrictions. Now, she and her two kids get behind on rent and are running out of money quickly.

Why Family Promise?

- Families are the fastest growing segment of the homeless population nationwide.

- 20% of America’s kids live in poverty.

- 75% of our families get back on track to their own homes within 90 days.


The program is just wonderful. It’s really great to be on my own now, but in some ways, I kinda miss it. They’re such great people, all the volunteers. I really miss them. It’s like they’ve become a part of my family.

— Shaneekua, former guest