After decades of drug abuse, Helen’s habits led to an overdose, and then an eviction. Read her story of redemption and recovery in the latest edition of His Hands.
Summer days are almost here, and many of us our considering how we can use the warmer weather and extra daylight to give back to our community through volunteering. Volunteering with a new organization for the first time, or volunteering for the first time ever can be overwhelming for many people! At The City Mission, […]
Being the parent of a special needs child is never easy. Parents must maneuver the challenges that are part of raising a child who requires more attention, care and financial planning than their peers on a daily basis. Being a single parent of a special needs child with multiple siblings, inadequate income and experiencing homelessness […]
And National Professional Social Work Month! March is National Professional Social Work month, and caseworkers across the city deserve to be celebrated all 31 days. At The City Mission, we recognize that our caseworkers are vital to the success of the people we serve. Equipping men, women and children who experience crisis and homelessness with […]
Lost Independence Renee has lived her entire life with Asperger syndrome, a diagnosis that was unknown to her until recently. While she’s always taken care of herself and held a job, her independence became impossible about a year ago. Renee lost her job – and consequently her apartment – after taking a few dollars from […]