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mother and child

A mother with four children came to St Francis House shelter services in August. She was employed when she and her family arrived, and found a second job that supplemented her income working shifts on an as needed basis. She cares for her children, who are attending school. She located an apartment, where they eventually…(Read More)

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Ambition and Assistance

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Young woman seeking self-sufficiency When a 23 year old woman recently returned to her home town, Gainesville, Florida, she came to St. Francis House for temporary shelter. Within days a local restaurant hired her to work for them. Another job opportunity came soon. Meanwhile, she has signed up for housing with the Alachua County…(Read More)