Developed in response to an Overture initiated by the Presbyterian Network to End Homelessness and submitted by the Presbytery of New York City, This report reaffirms the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s historical witness that universal access to safe,decent, accessible, affordable, and permanent housing is a measure and a sign of the coming Reign of God. Approved by the 2008 General Assembly, the report urges Presbyterians to work in partnership with governmental and private sectors to change or reform housing practices that contribute to persons being homeless or at risk. Click here to download.
A toolkit to assist state and local organizations and concerned individuals in securing “Five Fundamentals” pledges from candidates for public offices. Click here to learn more.
Holy Discontentment: Lifting Your Voice for Effective Advocacy outlines the tools in the advocate’s toolbox, discusses their effectiveness, and gives suggestions on truly effective advocacy strategies. Now, with a newly updated section on using social media as an advocacy tool! Click here to download.
This handbook contains theological and practical information you may find useful in responding to those who come to your church seeking assistance. You may also find key theological information to help in sermon writing and teaching. PLEASE NOTE: This resource will be revised and contains outdated information. Click here to download.
This resource exists to assist congregations in observing Homelessness and Affordable Housing Sunday and to stimulate ideas leading to action to aid the homeless and encourage communities to create more housing. As of December 2015, this resource is under revision. Click here to download.
Spurred by the Biblical call to shelter the homeless and feed those who are hungry, many Presbyterian congregations are making a difference in the lives of those with no place to call home. This bulletin insert answers how congregations can help end homelessness in their communities. Click here to download.
Facing Forward Chicago
Homeless ID Project
Homes for the Homeless NYC
HUD Homelessness Assistance
Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness
National Alliance to End Homelessness
National Center on Family Homelessness
National Coalition for the Homelesss
National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
National Law Center on Homelessness
National Low Income Housing Coalition