Here are just a few of the stories of our clients
showing their inspiring perseverance as they journey out of homelessness.

Tenielle’s “Struggles Made Her Stronger”

Categories: Other, Success Stories
Tenielle became a nurse in 2006, had her own apartment, a child, and had her life together. When she became pregnant with her second child, she had to stop working for the duration of her pregnancy. Once she was ready to return to work, she became pregnant again and could not return. Both babies were …

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Meet Takeria

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Takeria and her two daughters, who were under the age of two, became homeless after an incident of domestic violence. The family lived in her car for a couple of months before entering the Lewis Center. She was connected with a local agency who provided her daughters and her with a 90-day stay in a …

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Just Out of Incarceration, Rogero Was Ready For Change

Categories: Other, Success Stories
Rogero was born and raised by a loving family in Boynton Beach. He was an exceptional athlete, lettering in football and also playing on the local baseball team. Rogero had professional abilities until he began to associate with the wrong crowd. Soon, his poor judgment of friends took him down a path that landed him …

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Michelle’s Journey Into and Out Of Homelessness

Categories: Other, Success Stories
Michelle’s roller coaster of a story doesn’t start with the bad times. Most of her adult life was very pleasant and successful. She went through a short marriage which produced a beautiful little girl. Raising her alone, the two of them were inseparable. Michelle even started a great career as a business analyst. After eight …

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What Success Means to Alonzo

Categories: Other, Success Stories
What does “success” mean to you? According to Alonzo, “Success has no words to define it because everyone sees it differently.  To me, it is more moral and spiritual and is defined as steadily doing the right thing.  It is not material.  You have to be careful not to set the goal too high at …

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