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Diabetes And Neuropathy Disabled Single Mom Needs Housing And Moving Help

by Maria Medrano
(Los Angeles, CA, USA)

I am a 51-year-old diabetes and neuropathy disabled single mother with a 10-year-old daughter.

I lost my home when my husband died and I have not been able to get back on my feet since.

We need help with housing and I have gone everywhere to apply and have not been able to get help.

Staying here and there is not what I want my daughter to experience. She needs a more stable atmosphere.

I have severe diabetes, which has me often in and out the hospital. I have diabetic ulcers on my foot causing me to walk with a cane.

I also have neuropathy in my feet and hands.

These ailments make it even harder to find housing.

I am dependent on Social Security and welfare and it is barely enough to live on. Because of my limited income, I am rejected right away by apartment managers.

I would like to work but my disability interferes in my efforts. I am always looking for help and I do look for donations for food at local churches.

I need help with housing especially in the area of moving fees. I need a permanent place to live.

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Feb 19, 2012
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by: Ken

Hi Maria,

Sorry to hear that you have to move around so much and the people just don't want to accept welfare recipients. It's terrible, against human rights. Here is a group that helps prevent homelessness and they offer training and advice:

http://www.beyondshelter.org/aaa_programs/housing_first.shtml

Here is a site about homes that single mothers share. They have lots of choices and it might be a good choice as different neighbourhoods have different life styles:

http://www.coabode.org/

The following site has many places to choose from. They say they are for low income people, but check the site out. The places look pretty nice:

http://www.alphaconstruction.com/cnt_projects_affordable.asp

Good Luck Maria,
Ken

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