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Shhnazzy
I am a 35 year old mother of 3,4, and 9 year olds. When our grandmother died of leukemia, we moved into her mobile home 3 years ago. Since moving in, we have been constantly ill. At first it was constant allergies. Then it became repeat sinus and bronchial infections. Now we constantly have the previous problems, but have developed diarhea and stomch flu symptoms. I found a lot of mold on the wall in the childrens' wall last week when rearranging furniture. I think it may be black toxic mold, but have no way of knowing. Does anyone know of a foundation that can inspect our home at no or little cost? I have called around, and all places I have spoken with charge hundreds of dollars. We live in Arkansas. Thank you and God bless.
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Anonymous40784
 in response to kjac...   run to God.
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kjac
I am having such a hard time. My six year old burned up everything , me and my nine kids owned, the house belonged to my mother-in-law, I have a house taht dosent fully belong to me right now becuase of tax issues if i can afford to pay them, i can move on and finally be in peace, with my children, my story i longer but i dont have a lot of time. Who can i run to for help?
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MontDJames
Hello, I'm a 18 year old college freshman looking for an apartment because my school ran out of housing. I go to school in NYC Pace Uni to be exact me and a couple of my other friends are stuck in the same situation we are all not from this state initially and without housing we would have to stop our education because commuting would be impossible for us is there anyway to help even simple advice or direction would be appreciated.
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youngwidow
Hi everyone...i am a 24 year old widow with a 4 year old daughter. My husband passed away in a vehicle accident 3 years ago and I am trying to get my life together but I am stuck. I had my own place and business with my husband but after he passed away i had to stop working and move back with my mother. The living situation is too crowded and i need to make steps forward in our life. I was unaware that there was assistance available to me until recently. Unfortunately, I dont have a car and I work for my mother who pays me at her will. She owes me a lot of money. I end up watching my child all day because there is a waitlist at all the daycares and they are too expensive. I would like to move out, buy another car, go back to school, put my daughter in school and work but I am stuck in my house all day. I went to social services and the lady i spoke to was so mean and rude she said that she is raising her eyebrow at me...she asked why my daughter wasn't in school and when i asked her how i can register her she said "do i look like the board of education?". She asked me for letters from my last landlord but that was over 3 years ago. And she asked why I didnt bring my id. I am also a resident of the us, but my mother stole my identification and won't return it to me. Nobody can help and my little girl is going to suffer from this if I don't start progressing. Can someone please give me a word of assistance? I am really stuck.
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chantel79
I am a single parent of three boys ages 10, 12, and 14. I have worked hard to get where i am at this point and still striving for more, right now Im just living to get by and keep me and my family happy not only that a roof over our head and also struggling to keep these high bills paid. I have applied myself through school and found a job that I have held down for the last 4yrs, to be honest where Im at its not a career but i am sticking with it until I get better btu its giving me the background and the knowledge as well as the experience so Im happy to have that. Me and my children want this so bad we actually been looking already. Unfortunately the money I have saved is'nt enough to afford any of the homes that we were interested in. My children are very good children who want more out of life just like I do. They are very bright and I see that they are working hard towards a better future. My three young boys are the average kids who are becoming teenagers that are starting to understand life and living. I just want to be some where better and somewhere that we will feel safe and comfortable, not only that my kids want it also (they speak on it daily). where i reside now I have been living here fo the last 5 goin on 6 yrs. before I moved here I lived in a 2bdrm apt. with my three boys for atleast three yrs. before that my boys and I was living at home with my mom. : { do anyone know of any programs that offer grants to first time homebuyers in the city of detroit, mi
Thanks for the oppurtunity for taking the time and reading this, I appreciate it even if its just that
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Lost concerned worried

I am a 51 year old disabled with systemic lupus, sjrogens, scleraderma, crest syndrom, severe social anxiet disorder and, anxiety, depression. I have always had a love for horses, they are the only things that understood me, talk to me and love me unconditionally. I was i a car accident 1994, had to endure 2 neck surgeries, 1 low back surgery. worked all my life as a waitress before then. I raised my 27 year old son alone, met my 18 year old son father 8 years later had him, and became disabled at 35 years old. I do reciece disabilty and ssi. My 18 year old son is beginning to rebel, I am so sick all the time,from the illnesses and, abuses all of my life. I do not know how to handle this any longer? I have endured so much mental, sexual and, physical abuse from 2 years old on up to adult hood. I am so lost!!!!! It just came to my memory that my mothers brother raped me at the age of 5 on up to 13. I was raised with an alcoholic mother, kicked out of the home at 16 years old and, because I raised with my mom, I did not learn how to take care of myself. I did eventually learn but, I do believe that the illnesses do come from the abuses I have endured through my whole life. I did not have the opportunity to go to school like most people, I was always scared every single day for my mother. She married 3 times and, I did not have a real dad because all the men she married abused me, my real dad wanted nothing to do with me. I have grown up into adult hood with all the memories of the abuses, except for the moms brother raping me. My mother sister would be little me all through my growing years she, would throw me against walls, lock me in closets, not feed me treated me like an enbasal all my life. She would be sure to tell me sister right in front of me that she was so smart and that I was not very pretty or, smart. my sister ate it up because she was wanting the attention all children deserve too...My sister and, I are 13 months apart she, took over the mother role and, i would listen to her and, believe everything she would tell me. She would call me horrble names she was a lot stronger than myself ahe would ridicule me, BTW still does to this day and, bullies me. I never really did learn how to communicate properly because, of being so frieghtened to voice my thoughts affraid of sounding stupid. I am stricken with so much anxiety every single day! su I am always scared! I am such a wimp any more! I am very embarrassed to be me! I suffer with lupus sores all over my body, in and out of doctors all the time. I never really have had a normal life. I feel so lost because now at my age being sick, I do not know how I am going to be able to live. My 18 year old son is beginning to rebel, I have raised both of my children the best I knew. They were never abused I made sure of this! I was also very very protective of them beings i did not want anyone to hurt my children But, even though they do disrespect me very much...All I ever wanted was for them to be raised right and to not have to worry as I have had to all of my life. I cannot believe I am still here to be honest? I would have thought I would have passed away a long time ago? I do not like the fact that the child support is ending and I now have to figure out how I am going to live the rest of my years? I worry that the rest of my life is going to be in and out of shelters? I have been made fun of all of my life by my sister, today I still get made fun of because of the lupus sores and, the horrible anxiety disorder...No one has the right to judge another unless they have walked a mile in thier shoes...It is not nice that people are so mean....I am just one little person, i have so much to take on by myself, I am just getting sicker because of the worrying every single minute of the days. I am very concerned for my children, and my 1 year old grand daughter :( I am unable to help them, I have never really had a life of my own. I have always lived my life for everyone else and what they wanted and still do...No one helps me financially but they all think they can tell me what to do. I really am hoping some one will have a heart to listen and, desire to help me? Im lost! Im scared, I do not know where to turn? I am not a beggar, I never have been. I am begging and, how humiliating this feels but, I do not know what else to do? I have such a big belief in GOD but, I think HE may be a bit too busy for me? I am not thinking right I know? I need help! Please someone there must be people in this world that want to help because they care and, not because they want something from helping? I have grown up all of my life to have very low self esteem low self confidence. Even though I am told I am attractive I do not and, never did feel this way. I have always been caused to believe that I am un worthy. I suppose being abused would cause anyone to feel this way....I think if I was not with all the illnesses I would maybe feel a bit less worried? I only make $800.00 dollars a month now that the child support has stopped and, I am unable to afford to help my son through college and, take care of our needs. My car is not doing too good, I will be car less real soon, am unable to afford much of any thing for my son or, myself any longer. I am so affraid of losing the only good therapy I have whuch is my horse :( I am hoping so bad someone is out in this world that will understand my situation? Someone that will help and, not cause me to feel obligated,that I must do something to get help.. worthless? I do feel that my whole life has been stolen from me because I have always been vulnerable, always affraid someone is going to hurt me. Although I really am a loving person, I am overly nice to people because i have grown up to be this way for the fact when being raped and, molested I would think if I was overly nice to these men that stoled my body, mind, and, soul would not do the things they did to me? I do not know if this is why I am this way? I do not know much of anything as to why I am the way I am to be honest? I have been feeling very resentful lately, aswell as scared, worried and, concerened. I am a human being with feelings just as anyone else. I do deserve to live a nice life just as anyone else but, I am just now realizing this, I am having a hard time coming to terms with this though. The problem is I am unable to afford a nice life for my son and, myself any longer for the fact that I am too sick to work any longer, I am so depressed every day, I am so embarrassed every day. I have no dignity or respect for myself, I feel so ashamed. The smile you see on my face is because, when with my horse this is the only place I feel loved unconditionally my horse gives to me the sincere love I so deserved all of my life and, still do, for this is something human beings have taken from me my whole life....I am thanking in advance who ever takes the time to read my story, although this is just bits and, pieces of my story, I am thinking who is going to want to read even this far?. I am so very very lost.... possibly GOD will send an Angel? I do love you JESUS, please put into the heart of an Angel my situation JESUS? Please do not leave me JESUS? All I have ever wanted was to be able to feel as though I do matter, to be and, feel sincere love from others. I was never able to make alot of money to invest for my future in case of an emergency such as mine. I did not know who to turn to growing up? and, I am still in this same condition today! especially at my age what a place to be? I am unable to get a job to afford a life for myself....This is absolutely pitiful! Utterly disgusting! Humilliating! I feel like crawling in a whole to hide but, I cannot do this where would this leave my children? Please Help my sons my grand daughter and, myself? I would love to someday beable to help someone in my shoes because I know what people like me go through every day of our entire lives! I want to pay it forward! If only I could find help for myself then write a book and get support in every way to beable to feel good enough to go out to help others, this is my dream but, I have never mattered therefore how could I make this dream come true? I have to beable to believe in myself firstly and, not knowing where I am going to live or how I will beable to afford a life for myself? makes these feelings worse even of myself.....I have put myself on companion sites in hopes of meeting someone nice to love and, love me back but, I am affraid to meet any one because of how I have been treated my whole life. Who would want me? I am unable to have sex because my illnesses prevent this because of the pain issues mentally and, physically. I wouldnt mind GOD giving me a companion in ife to love me for the right reason and, not just for the sex. I am needing a companion that has the desire to take care of me financially and sincere true caring love. Love is the greatest healer of them all...I wish everybody was in understanding that sincere love is what everybody needs...Thank you who ever you are? for taking the time to read my story GOD BLESS each and, everyone of you....

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angelinside
 in response to aadavie...   Im wondering the same thing. I in FL and wld like five a foster parent but my house is too small. Did you find out anything?
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aadavie
Hi, I am wondering if there is soemone out in internet-space that know something about grants for houseing for foster care families. I have three kids (one foster/adopt). I would like to foster - adopt again however the place I am renting now (Northern Colorado) doesn't allow foster kids. I am wondering if there is a program, public or private, info for grants or something of the like that anyone knows of for down pmt help to buy a house that would allow me to do foster care. I do have credit issues but pay my bills... (just not as fast as some would like).
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KeiKei
Hello I am single mother of 3 kids and I am 36 yrs old who living with my mother who 53 yrs old and been unemployed for 2yrs and brother who is 26 yrs old who is trying to look for a job but his police record is impossible...Right we are living with my mother to help her out with bills but good thing is her house is paid for but I have to pay taxes on her house...But the sad part bout is the house need a major repairs like the kitchen floor has a little hole, need plumbing, and etc but the questions are where and what website that I can apply for Grant and plus what organization that I can sign upnto get my mother house repair for ppl who are low income or non income in Charlotte NC, if every bodies know just email at bustyblkfemincktnc75@gmail.com
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MUMMASLOVE
HELLO, I AM THE MOTHER OF AN 8 YEAR OLD SEVERELY DISABLED AND EXTREMELY HANDSOME BOY. MY SON IS BLIND, DEAF,NO COMMUNICATION, COMPLETELY IMMOBILE, AND HE IS GETTING VERY HEAVY. THE DR.'S ARE NOT REALLY SURE WHAT TO CALL IT BECAUSE HE WASN'T BORN WITH ANY DISABILITIES. BUT IT DOESN'T MATTER TO ME, HE IS LOVE A WHOLE LOT, ALWAYS HAPPY. MY PROBLEM IS, WE LIVE ON A 3RD FLOOR, WE PAY MARKET RENT, WE ARE NOT GETTING ANY GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE, (HE IS RECIEVING SSI, BUT A SMALL PORTION EVERY MONTH). NOT ENOUGH TO PAY THE RENT. MY LAND LORD IS NOT GOING TO GIVE ME AN EXTENSION ON APRIL 1, 2011. SO I WILL BE EVICTED, ALSO MY SON WILL BE HAVING 3 SURGERIES IN APRIL DUE TO HIS SEVERE KYPHOSIS (CURVATURE OF THE SPINE) WHICH IS IMPACTING HIS LUNGS TO ABOUT THE SIZE OF A QUARTER. I WISH I COULD WORK BUT WITH ALL OF HIS APPOINTMENT AND HOSPITALIZATIONS IS ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE. I HAVE APPLIED FOR EMERGENCY HOUSING BUT IN MY CITY MY SONS BEING DISABLED IS CONSIDERED A 4TH PRIORITY. AND NOW THE WAIT LIST IS CLOSED....I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT TO DO, IM SO AFRAID THAT WHEN MY SON AND I LEAVE THE HOSPITAL WE WILL NOT HAVE A PLACE TO RETURN TOO. ***PLEASE HELP!!!
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Anonymous
 in response to Valla...   

I think its amazing what you are doing and Im praying for God to bless you and your husband for taking in your neices and nephews. You are changing the lives of these babies by caring enough to step out of your comfort zone and put your own hopes and dreams on hold. Here are some organizations that may be able to help you. Please keep your head up and know that there is a cost to doing the right things, but the result is priceless. Be Blessed friend

http://www.grandfactsheets.org/doc/Tennessee08.pdf 

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Valla
Hello,
My husband and I became relative caregivers for our neices and nephews on December 3rd 2010 due to a very severe auto accident. The children were placed into states custody following the accident and my husband and I immediately took all the necessary steps to care for them. We had to attend classes to become foster parents in order to keep them. We finished the classes at the end of Feburary but we are still awaiting DCS to complete their end to start recieving a board payment for the children. They are in no hurry and they do not back pay. When we got the children I had to take a leave of absence from my job of 5 years to stay home with them. We already had 2 children of our own ages 6 and 10 and the other 4 children were all younger at ages 19mos, 4, 5, and 6. The only child of the 4 old enough to attend public school was thhe 6 year old. We checked into childcare for the other 3 but it was far too expensive, espically since I was already paying after care for our 2 children. So now I am home and my husband works as much as he can. Our accounts are getting very low and we are paying 900 dollars a month in rent (apartment) with no yard for 6 children. We would really love to purchase a home that is big enough for our now very large family. Is there anyone out there who offers assistance with this?? We have learned in the past few months that the right thing is often a very hard thing to do. Thank you
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Anonymous
 in response to BlessTheGood...   you are very welcome! good luck!
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BlessTheGood
 in response to whoknew...   Thank you
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Anonymous
 in response to Meya margo...   

contact NACA - they may be able to help

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Anonymous

 in response to BlessTheGood...   

the Michigan weatherization program may be able to help

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BlessTheGood
Hello,I did some work for my church and we went to help this very nice single mom with two kids that had just bought a older home and i had heard of a grant or something like that in michagin that they will come in and energy efficiency her house.She has four heating units in the house and it is not that big that is needs four heating units one with vents would do just fine.Her the 1/2 bathroom dose not have water to it.The electric work scared me i thick the old home owner put all this in and not sure he knew all about what he was doing.The house is very drafty and she told us she spends more on gas to heat the house than she pays for her monthly house payment.I have look online for some answers and help for this nice young lady but not find and info. Thank you for all that takes the time to read and or help with info THANK YOU and Bless You All
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Meya margo
Hi my name is Tasha. I am a single mom looking to purchase a home. I have 3 kids. So i would need a 4 bedroom house. Preferrably a 2 bathroom house. The kids are always fighting to go use the bathroom. I am wasting my money on rent for something that is not going to be the kids. I have very poor credit and need help to purchase a home for my kids. Can someone please help us to get a home we can call our home. No one can take it away.
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mrsjordan
Hi, My name is selena I am a single mother who husband was killed due to violence. I am looking for help to get a home for me and my children. I am not currently working and they cut his income . If anyone is willing to donate a home taht they can write off please send me and email
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