https://youtu.be/QkhONSxFUfc Kristen felt hopeless. She was in a controlling marriage that contained verbal abuse and, when she became pregnant, the abuse turned physical. To protect herself and her unborn daughter, Kristen found safety in a shelter. Kristen’s husband retaliated and made allegations with Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) stating that […]
Jennifer is a volunteer caregiver with a local nonprofit. In that role, she provided care for Joshua – sometimes full-time – for two years. Jennifer had a strong, positive relationship with Joshua and his mother. One particularly busy Saturday, Jennifer made a quick trip to the store and decided to take Joshua […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LR_w8wZyIqk Latasha’s life changed when her father passed away. She went into a deep depression, experiencing suicidal thoughts and delusions. In a moment of crisis, Latasha left her one year old son at an emergency room along with contact information for her husband. She was intending to commit suicide. Thankfully, she did […]
Selena had a lot going on as a high school student. She was a mother to toddler, Jordan, and she was in an abusive relationship.
Selena turned to her high school’s counselor for help on how to get out of her abusive relationship.
In response to her ask for assistance, the counselor contacted […]
On a warm July day, Natasha sent her children outside to play at the park right next door. She is a single mom of three active boys, ages 5, 9, and 11. Though Natasha was cleaning their apartment, she made sure to check on her children regularly – about every 10 minutes […]