Faith began noticing her partners addiction and behavior change. He started being verbally abusive which later led to physical altercations. Faith stayed in the relationship hoping that she could save her partner from his addiction and provide her daughter a family. As the abuse escalated, she realized that she didn’t have the power to save him. She made the difficult decision to leave for the safety of her daughter and herself.
With nowhere to turn, Faith found Human Options emergency shelter. Determined to provide a better life for her daughter, Faith took advantage of all the services Human Options had to offer. Within weeks, she was able to secure employment and shortly after secured an affordable housing unit.
Faith continues to work with her Human Options counselor to regain her self-esteem. Committed to using her experience to help others, Faith began the certification process in the field of substance abuse. She is forever grateful to be safe at home and for new beginnings for her daughter and herself.