Stories

Making a Difference

2020-12-30T14:39:41-07:00

Have you ever asked yourself what it could be like to be homeless? In my job as a case manager, I have had the opportunity to systematically ask families what it is like to be homeless. Being homeless is destabilizing, demoralizing and depressing. You have lost your base, a foundation from which to function. [...]

Making a Difference2020-12-30T14:39:41-07:00

Sofia’s Story

2020-12-29T05:33:58-07:00

Sofia came to SSHA as a single mother with three children, escaping domestic violence.  She fled her abuser with her children, taking no possessions. She and the children lived on the street for a period, resorting to theft for food. Her English skills were limited and she lived in fear that her abuser would locate her.  When she [...]

Sofia’s Story2020-12-29T05:33:58-07:00