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A Stable Home For William

William Arnold, Jr. II is a 34-year-old who became homeless in 2016 when he lost his job and was unable to pay his rent. To avoid eviction, William left his home and became homeless. He “couch surfed” with family and…

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Criminal Clearing Gives Rise To Peer Supporter

Kristopher is a 29-year-old diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Bipolar Disorder, anxiety, and anger management issues. Kristopher also has misdemeanors and a violent felony on his record. To obtain employment, Kristopher needed help to expunge his criminal record. He…

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A Fresh Start From Jail In Reach

The client is a 31-year old Hispanic male, who had been homeless for 15 years with no social support. He had been in and out of Juvenile Hall as a youth and had multiple incarcerations as an adult and a…

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Elizabeth Hernandez: Family Embraces New Home

The inability to obtain a stable job affected her finances and ability to obtain daycare for her children, factors that put her at risk of being homeless. Elizabeth battles with stress and anxiety when things do not seem to be…

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From Homeless to Housed: Kamesha’s Story

Kamesha Christopher had been homeless for 2 years. She is a 45-year old single mother with an 11-year old son. Kamesha lost her job one day and with no safety net, she could no longer afford to pay rent. Luckily,…

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Once homeless, this Army veteran has a message: Don’t be afraid to ask for help

Veteran homelessness decreased 19% in L.A. County last year, thanks to Measure H-funded services and housing programs like the one that helped Army veteran Calvin Alford into a home of his own.

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Stephany Rises

Stephany faced several barriers to employment, including being chronic homelessness. She was referred to Chrysalis Staffing Agency in October 2017 and enrolled into the LA-RISE program. She was initially hired temporarily as an E-Commerce Associate at Goodwill, but in March…

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After 20 Years, Carlos Romero Has A Home

Carlos Romero had been homeless in the Tujunga Wash for over 20 years. He was invisible to the world until an Intensive Case Management Services (ICMS) Street Based Engagement team found and engaged him. The medical doctor on the team…

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From Homeless to Housed: Arwatha’s Story

Arwatha Whitfield had successfully maintained her rental unit for over 20 years until one summer her nieces came to stay with her and did not leave! She did not want to kick her family out to the streets, but eventually…

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An Answer To A Prayer

Ms. Jamiesha Tillman was a survivor of domestic violence, which caused her to leave her housing unit prematurely, along with her four children. They stayed with family and friends as long as they could, then resorted to staying in Ms.…

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