Rachel

Rachel

I lived with my mom for nine years and then her house went into foreclosure. I had two weeks to pack up and find a place for me and my two toddlers, ages one and two. My mother was losing her home and that meant we were losing ours too. I called looking for shelter...
Mandy

Mandy

A few years ago I found myself with no place to live for me and my son. I had no job. I was at the lowest point in my life.  I was provided with a list of shelters in Chester County, and began calling each one.  A day later I received a call back from the Friends...
Jessica

Jessica

Jessica grew up in what she describes as a dysfunctional family.  Her father was absent and her mother was addicted to drugs.  Most of her childhood was unstable, unsafe, and abusive.  She was determined to have a different life, a healthy relationship, and a home in...