A single mother and her three children were on the verge of becoming homeless; they needed immediate housing. The rental property was up for renewal, but the property manager would not agree to renew her contract for another year. She could not find a section 8 property that would accommodate her family. She discovered ADANC and contacted our agency to get help with this issue.
With only 28 days before her lease was up, a Community Inclusion Specialist began making cold calls to all the apartment complexes within the area she wanted to live in. Through much persistence, we found a three-bedroom apartment. After seeing the place, she was ecstatic and began filling out the application.
She was approved for the unit after overcoming the section 8 inspection, and it is sitting there waiting for her. The Community Inclusion Specialist is proud to have helped a single mother achieve her goal. She will be moving into a safe community to raise her family. Her children will get to grow up in a safe and well-maintained environment, and they are ready to move in.
The overwhelming feeling to help others in the disability community succeed is what drives our organization, and it truly is an amazing feeling to be able to help a family overcome barriers and establish independence in a community of their choice.