I was on federal probation because of drugs and my probation officer suggested I apply for this program.
I was homeless and was able to be admitted into the Providence House due to childhood trauma.
I love my children unconditionally and I will not give into the street life anymore. I terminated by abusive relationship.
I was distressed, depressed and displaced after my 15 year marriage ended in a bitter divorce. I lost everything.
Prior to being hired at the Bean Project, my world looked pretty dark. Family issues left me without any healthy guidance.
Since graduating from the Bean Project in April 2014, I have been working full-time at Pacific Pillows and going to college.
Finding a job was starting to get really difficult. I had been out of work for such a long time. I needed a chance for a new life.
As a result of one particular episode of domestic violence, I suffered trauma to the brain that had a lasting effect.