Families

I was in the hospital in pre renal failure and when I got out I checked my email and saw I had received one from my oldest daughter telling me that she was living on the street and needed my help. My story began in October 2006 in Innisfail, Alberta. I was in the hospital in pre renal failure and...
"Unless you have experienced it yourself, you cannot possibly understand what is like to sit down with your three little girls, look into their beautiful faces, and tell them that their Mommy will never be coming home again. She now lives with the angels." At one time in my life things were like,...
"I am a fifty five year old, single mother of a 13-year-old son, who arrived in Canada in 2006. Here is my story." I am a Jehovah Witness and my choice in religion is what has led me on the following journey. I was born and raised in Eritrea, which is the African country north of Sudan. I never...
I came to Canada because I feared the Taliban and other extremist Muslims. This is my family's story of how we came to Canada and the period of time we were homeless. I am a thirty three year old single mother of four boys, ranging in age from four to thirteen. I am a refugee claimant from...
You will find attached a Family Storybook which includes stories written by participants in our program about their experience with the FRP.
Jeneen and her two children live in a tent community in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. The cause of their homelessness is high cost of living in Northern Canada, not wanting to burden relatives, and needing to be close to community services. Often people ask "why don't their relatives help?", which I...

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