Class of Housing/Services: family shelter and assistance
Family Promise of Greater Kingsport, Inc. is a coalition of churches in the Kingsport area that have banded together to reach out to families in crisis. Families with children make up the fastest growing segment of the homeless population. IHNGK provides a safe, family oriented place to stay, nutritious meals, and mentoring to help homeless families with children under 18 on their quest to regain independence. IHNGK is the only shelter in Kingsport currently able to accommodate two parent families, teenaged boys and single fathers with teenaged girls. Caring community and staff members provide guidance, encouragement and supportive services to help families find and retain permanent housing.
Services: Safe, family oriented shelter at host churches Nutritious meals A Day Center with access to: a private day room for each family showers laundry facilities a mailing address a phone & fax machine (local calls only) a Guest computer with an internet connection Transportation to and from: host churches school daycare employment appointments Case Management and mentoring services to guide Guests toward lasting independence Assistance in seeking employment, housing and daycare Assistance in obtaining medical, dental and counseling services Referral to relevant social service agencies Referral to GED, Literacy and other educational services A Life Skills Learning Center with resources for: parenting nutrition budgeting & financial planning computer skills job skills resume creation & job search In some cases help with utility deposits and household items such as furniture, dishes, linens and cleaning supplies may be provided to help set up housekeeping on completion of the program In some cases temporary follow-up supportive services to help our families make the transition to independence
How To Volunteer at Family Promise Of Greater Kingsport Homeless Family Support And Shelter:
Be a volunteer. Call Family Promise Of Greater Kingsport Homeless Family Support And Shelter at 423-246-6500 for current volunteer work opportunities.
As A General Note About ShelterListings.org Listings:
ShelterListings.org does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.
In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.
Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.
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