Homeless single moms are doing their best to try and break the cycle of addiction while reuniting these moms with their children. It's all thanks to a community of tiny homes.
Acres of Hope allows women to live in one of ten cottages for up to two years, accessing the aid that helps them finish their education, clear criminal records, get higher paying jobs, find permanent housing and, most importantly, address the causes of their addiction, so they can better themselves and their situations.
Instead of being shuffled from program to program without any real change, this Christian-based nonprofit in Auburn, California, aims for life-changing transformation. The staff and volunteers are heavily invested in the lives of these women and help by providing encouragement, practical life-skills training, job skills, mentoring and spiritual direction.
Plenty of women in the last ten years who have ‘graduated’ can testify to its effectiveness.