Families First Campaign 

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PHFS is embarking on the Families First Capital Campaign to quadruple shelter capacity, own and operate affordable housing units, and expand our homeless prevention and rapid re-housing programs. But we can't do it without you! Please consider making a transformational investment in the future of these families – so together we can end homelessness for thousands of kids and their parents. 

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Our Programs

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Housing first Program

Families experiencing homelessness move back into housing as quickly as possible. We provide rent assistance and case management for 6-12 months to help families keep their housing long-term.

 
 
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Homeless Prevention

Families with a 72-hour eviction notice get to keep their housing. We pay security deposits, moving costs, or back rent for families so they never have to experience homelessness with their children.

 
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Temporary Shelter

Families have a safe, warm place to sleep every night of the year. We have all the comforts of home – private sleeping spaces, food, showers, laundry, computers, and clothing. We rely on a team of over 800 volunteers to help provide supportive, compassionate services.

 
 

Life lab Skills training

Families take evidence-based classes to learn new skills they can use to get and keep housing. Our classes include Incredible Years Parenting, Rent Well Tenant Education, and the ARISE Life Skills Curriculum.

Virginia's Story

 
 

Meet Virginia, a single mother of two, who experienced homelessness for two years - and kept her job the entire time she didn't have a home. With the support from PHFS, Virginia and her two kids moved back into permanent housing in March 2017. Virginia and her kids are a beautiful example of how housing, resources, and relationships can help transform a family's life for the better.

 
 
 

How You Can Help

 
 

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