Meet Niles, a spirited 5-year-old boy on a transformative journey towards healing, love, and resilience. Niles currently resides with his great-grandma Fran, great-grandpa Joe, his aunt Maggie, and his 3-year-old brother Brighton. Their story, though filled with challenges, is a testament to the power of support and therapeutic intervention. Niles’s Story: A Tale of Resilience […]
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At Home Start, we believe in the power of transformation, and Beth’s journey with us is a testament to the impact that your support can have on the lives of those in need. Beth’s Story: A Mother’s Quest for Support Beth, a resilient single mother to two young children, reached out to Home Start seeking
Earlier this year, David and his 2-year-old son, Matthew, were referred to Home Start’s Community Services for Families program. This young single father has faced many obstacles throughout his life, including years of abuse from his own dad while growing up, witnessing domestic violence committed against his mother by his father, and, eventually, his father
In early 2023, while just a few months pregnant, Mariella found herself in a position no one should ever face. The father of her child attempted to take Mariella’s life. It was the latest episode in an endless cycle of abuse. With only $100 dollars and the clothes on her back, Mariella courageously fled. Unfortunately,
Imagine being forcibly removed from your home, having to leave everything behind, and start over in a brand new country. You don’t speak the language, you have no family, and now, you’re pregnant. This is how Naya and her husband Khaled fled their war-torn country and safely arrived in San Diego in 2019 as refugees.