Family Stability: Latrice's Story

Like so many young families, Latrice, Terry, and their two kids had a life full of activity. Their older child was busy with school and sleepovers, while the younger one was just starting to walk, and both Latrice and Terry worked full time. Life changed when Terry was involved in an accident and needed emergency surgery. Terry was out of work for nearly a year, and eventually, he lost his job. The family went from two incomes to one, and quickly spiraled into homelessness.

All it Takes: Steve and Nick's Story

All it Takes: Steve and Nick's Story

Families with children are the fastest-growing segment of the homeless population, making up almost 50% of those who are experiencing homelessness in Kent County. Family Promise partners with families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless by helping them get back on their feet so they can create a stable lifestyle for their children.

Finding the Strength to Move Forward: Agatha's Story

Finding the Strength to Move Forward: Agatha's Story

Agatha first came to the YWCA as a young victim of rape when she was 13 years old. Years later, the man who assaulted her was identified, and Agatha got the chance to testify in court. “I completely lost myself and I wasn’t able to function anymore because I was concentrating on the fact that I was going to have to come face-to-face with my rapist."