Need an idea? Houses for Change

Houses for Change is an award-winning craft project for kids that provides an opportunity to answer the question, “What can I do to help?” It has been adopted by schools, congregations, the United Way and the YMCA. The program is simple: Students decorate a cardboard house (which we provide). Over a few weeks or a month, the box is filled with loose change. The school or congregation then makes a donation to Family Promise. For more information, contact or call (978) 922-0787

Did you know?

Since 2013, 85% of the people we have served have successfully moved onto permanent housing within an average of 150 days? We are proud to report that each and every one of those families remain in permanent housing to date!

Tell us your story!

Have you had a good experience while volunteering for Family Promise? Perhaps you had a rewarding conversation with a guest or played a game with a child. Any quotable quotes, such as “Mommy, we’re houseless, we’re not homeless?"

Please write down you positive experiences with Family Promise and send them to The stories don’t have to be polished. We have experienced journalists among us who can help you refine your story.

Thank you for all you do to help our homeless families find jobs and sustainable housing!

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Every dollar donated to Family Promise NSB is matched several times over and we make a lasting holistic change in the lives of the families that we serve. A gift to Family Promise NSB is truly an investment with many returns, so please consider donating today.


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North Shore Taxi

North Shore Taxi and Family Promise North Shore Boston have partnered up to create a Taxi Voucher account for our families to get back and forth to work. All you need to do is call up Bob at North Shore Taxi (978-532-2222), tell them you would like to donate any amount towards our account and North Shore Taxi will match it, dollar for dollar. What does this mean for our families? Glad you asked. It means that for those guests looking for work or have work that is off the beaten path of public transportation, they can access a cab from North Shore Taxi with your help and have a low to no cost way to get back and forth to work. It's just another way we can all work together to help end homelessness on the North Shore, one family at a time.