Jesse and his mom no longer have a home.”
They stay with friends or relatives for a few weeks at a time. He changes schools frequently and his grades are dropping. He doesn’t always have access to showers or laundry and rarely eats a balanced meal.
Jesse’s mom applied for rent assistance and moved into an apartment. They developed a budget with the help of a financial counselor, and are using a food pantry to help with groceries. Jesse has been in the same school for several months and his grades are improving. Jesse has a place to call home.
*names have been changed to protect confidentiality