Reconnecting Heart and Mind
"Through skills training, people impacted by trauma are rapidly able to reconnect heart and mind, beginning the journey to strengthening relationships with neighbors, friends, and family."
Family is the Heart of Any Community
Happy, healthy, resilient families are the heart of any community.
Thriving Schools and Communities
"Healthy relationships are the foundation of thriving schools, homes and communities."
Economic Stability & Mobility
"Building empathy and emotional literacy becomes a foundation for boosting self-esteem, pursuing and sustaining employment."
Working with Local Leaders
The Purpose Built Families Foundation works to interrupt cycles of intergenerational poverty by strengthening families as the foundation of resilient neighborhoods and communities.
Vision & Approach
The mission of the Purpose Built Families Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is to support research, education and related charitable activities to permanently interrupt cycles of poverty by strengthening relationships between family, friends and social supports as a foundation of resilient neighborhoods and communities.
Family as the Foundation
Family fragmentation is likely the most consistent influencing element in national concerns over poverty, homelessness, trauma, psychological distress, disease, crime, school drop outs, economic stability and mobility that touch the foundation of communities throughout America.
Collaborations prioritize people impacted by trauma, homelessness, and poverty, including Veterans, youth and adults from distressed neighborhoods and recent immigrants, to improve overall well-being, self-determination, self-sufficiency, and economic opportunities.