FAMILY PROMISE OF YELLOWSTONE VALLEY

Ending homelessness one family at a time.

aka Family Promise of Yellowstone Valley   |   Billings, MT   |  www.familypromiseyv.org

Mission

THE MISSION OF FAMILY PROMISE OF YELLOWSTONE VALLEY IS TO HELP HOMELESS FAMILIES ACHIEVE AND SUSTAIN INDEPENDENCE THROUGH A COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO HOMELESSNESS.

Ruling year info

2004

Executive Director

Lisa Donnot

Main address

10 South 26th Street

Billings, MT 59101 USA

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Formerly known as

Interfaith Hospitality Network of Yellowstone County

EIN

20-0323622

NTEE code info

Temporary Shelter For the Homeless (L41)

Family Services (P40)

Homeless Services/Centers (P85)

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Family Promise of Yellowstone Valley helps homeless families achieve and sustain independence through a community response to homelessness.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Emergency Housing

We assist homeless families in our emergency shelter achieve and sustain independence through a community response to homelessness.

Population(s) Served
Families
Homeless people

Family Promise of Yellowstone Valley offers affordable transitional housing to families that have completed our Emergancy Shelter programing.

Population(s) Served
Families
Homeless people

Family Promise of Yellowstone Valley helps homeless families achieve and sustain independance through a community response to homelessness.

Population(s) Served
Families
Homeless people

Family Promise of Yellowstone Valley offers free diapers to families in need in our community. Family Promise of Yellowstone Valley strives to help make health families in our community.

Population(s) Served
Families

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of people no longer couch surfing or doubling up with others as a result of the nonprofit's efforts

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Families, Economically disadvantaged people, Homeless people

Related Program

Emergency Housing

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of people using homeless shelters per week

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Families, Economically disadvantaged people, Homeless people

Related Program

Emergency Housing

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of people no longer living in unsafe or substandard housing as a result of the nonprofit's efforts

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Families, Economically disadvantaged people, Homeless people

Related Program

Emergency Housing

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of applications for housing received from targeted population

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Families, Economically disadvantaged people, Homeless people

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of homeless participants engaged in housing services

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Families, Economically disadvantaged people, Homeless people

Related Program

Emergency Housing

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of low-income families housed in affordable, well-maintained units as a result of the nonprofit's efforts

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Families, Homeless people

Related Program

Emergency Housing

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of meals served or provided

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Families, Economically disadvantaged people, Homeless people

Related Program

Emergency Housing

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Our organizations goal is that every family in the Yellowstone Valley region has a safe, stable, and secure place to call home.

Family Promise of Yellowstone Valley knows that with individualized case management, access to resources, gaining knowledge of life skills and an entire communities response to help, we can end homelessness one family at a time.

Family Promise of Yellowstone Valley is capable of running such a wonderful organization and helping many homeless families in our area because of the large support from our community, we have 27 congregations and 1,400 dedicated volunteers on a yearly basis to assist in ending homelessness this region.

Since Family Promise of Yellowstone Valley expansion to include our new Day Center and the Wrap Around and Break the Cycle of Poverty Program in the beginning of 2016 we have seen our success rates improve from 74% to 83% in less than a year.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Family Promise of Yellowstone Valley serves families struggling with homelessness and extreme poverty.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Paper surveys,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our board, Our funders,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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FAMILY PROMISE OF YELLOWSTONE VALLEY

Board of directors
as of 9/13/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Heather Fink

Riverstone Health


Board co-chair

Darla Jones

Community Volunteer

Kathie Todd``

Steve Restad

Kurt Alme

Rita Brown

Jodie Hart

Dan Jeziorski

Ben Quanbeck

Carol Roberts

Jennifer Schaaf

Jessica Scheer

Garrett Scott

Katie Alme

Frankie Parrott

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 9/13/2021,

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

 

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data