Homeless people are resourceful and persevering individuals
It is extremely difficult to hold down a job when you have to carry everything you own with you each day. Securing a safe sheltered place to sleep every night, locating a place to shower and use the bathroom, finding a place to clean your clothes is a burdensome time consuming process each and every day. People experiencing homelessness expend tremendous energy just to survive. This is contrary to the view that homeless people are lazy and just don’t want to work.
What does homelessness look like in Lancaster County?
Stories of Resourcefulness & Perseverance
Last year, Corinne and her family were living in an apartment that was owned by a family friend. Their friend had asked them if they could pay
Earlier this year, Nicole was arrested and spent four months in prison. Her father had recently passed away, and she admittedly didn’t make the
Our friend Bekah* was a single mother of two who contacted ECHOS last year when she was living in a campground—in an uninsulated camper. “It was