Family Promise

The Mission of Family Promise is to help homeless families with children find jobs and affordable housing through a community-based response. This involves a network of local area churches who Host Families by providing overnight sleeping accommodations and a hot supper for one week at a time on a rotational basis.

Our next Family Promise Host Week is:

Sunday, March 26 through Sunday, April 2, 2017

at St. Theresa Parish Hall, 216 W. Waukesha Road, Eagle, WI 53119

There are many ways to Volunteer!  (some with training requirements, some without!)

1) To Donate Food & Supply Items…there is NO TRAINING Requirement.

2) To Prepare a HOT MEAL...there is NO TRAINING Requirement.

3) To Set Up or Take Down the Host Site's Guests accommodations... there is NO TRAINING Requirement.

To Volunteer for one of the above 3 kinds of Opportunities, CLICK on the SIGN UP GENIUS LOGO.

To Volunteer for one of the above opportunities, Click on the Sign-up Genius logo here! (Coming soon. We will post after the February 19 training at St. Theresa) 

  Sign up Genius volunteer and donate    

 To have your Name and Email address entered on the Family Promise Volunteer list please contact one of the Family Promise Volunteer Coordinators.

 Mary Markham    Ph. # (262) 758-1650


 To interact as a DINNER or OVERNIGHT HOSTthere are TWO (2) TRAINING Requirements

All Host Volunteers who interact with Guests are required to complete:

1.  An informative Family Promise Training Session and complete a Volunteer Application.

2.  The Archdiocese of Milwaukee's mandatory Safe Environment Training.

 To Volunteer for the above, your name must appear on the Family Promise AND Archdiocesan list of those who have completed all of their Training Requirements. Once it does, you will be Emailed the Web Site where you may SIGN UP for Dinner &/or Overnight Host openings.

To sign-up to attend the Volunteer Training on February 19 at St. Theresa Church, please click the link below.

SignUpGenius Volunteer Training

Or visit the Family Promise website by clicking on the logo below for additional places and times to attend the training.


 Family Promise of Western Waukesha County


Safe Environment Training.

Registration is required online to attend the Archdiocese of Milwaukee's mandatory Safe Environment Training. You may take this class anywhere in the Archdiocese. To register online, Click the logo below and follow the blue "register here" tab. If you have already attended A Safe Environment Training Session, you do not need to attend again. However, you are required to update your background check every 5 years. If you can't remember if you’ve done so, or need help with the registration process, please contact the Safeguarding Coordinator Laurie Tanel 262-592-3075 or

Safeguarding-Milwaukee Archdiocese


Additional Family Promise Information:

What goes on during a Host Week?

 Family Promise Power Point Presentation