Launch a Local Program

Which option is right for your community?

 

In Your Church

  • Is your church interested in providing neighboring to a family facing homelessness?
  • Bridge of Hope OneChurch Sites help congregations provide supportive relationships to a family facing homelessness using the Bridge of Hope model.
  • Bridge of Hope OneChurch Sites provide funding for temporary rental assistance, professional case management services, and recruits and trains neighboring volunteers from their congregation.
  • Bridge of Hope National provides resources that include program standards, training curriculum for neighboring volunteers, case manager resources, and consultation to guide you each step of the way.

 

In Your Nonprofit

  • A Bridge of Hope Program Site replicates the Bridge of Hope model to help families attain; safe and sustainable housing, strong and resilient families and supportive neighboring relationships.
  • With Bridge of Hope, you can:
    • Compliment Your Services: Bridge of Hope’s proven model augments your existing, or helps you to establish, post-shelter or aftercare services.
    • Engage the Church: Implement a proven training curriculum to engage Christian faith communities (church, Bible study, small group) in neighboring with families you serve.
    • Multiply Your Impact: Neighboring Volunteers bring personal connections, tangible help, and emotional supports so your staff can focus on family goals, budgeting, and other needed services.
  • Your agency provides temporary rental assistance, professional case management services, and recruits and trains neighboring volunteers from local Christian faith communities.
  • Bridge of Hope National provides resources that include program standards, training curriculum for staff and for neighboring volunteers, and consultation to guide you each step of the way.

 

As a Branch Affiliate

  • Bridge of Hope National can help you build a new nonprofit with affiliation through Bridge of Hope National’s IRS 501(c)(3) status.
  • If your community is currently lacking in homeless services for families, a Branch Affiliate is a perfect solution.
  • A branch affiliate operates specifically using the Bridge of Hope model to end and prevent family homelessness as their sole program.
  • Branch Affiliates form a Board of Directors, hire staff, and operate under a signed covenant with Bridge of Hope National and the network.