Disability Help For Accident Disabled Matthew To Avoid Being Homeless
by Matthew Evans
( Charlotte, North Carolina, USA)
My name is Matthew Louis Evans. I am a 46-year-old disabled male vet.
My mother is still alive and I have two older brothers. I have never been married and have no kids.
My girlfriend is in an assisted living program to get help with some issues that she's having and I have not heard from her in four months.
I have a feeling that I might not ever hear from her. This is very upsetting at the moment because we're going to get married.
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I am 30 percent disabled. I do manual labor as a heat technician. My knees and lower back are in really bad shape. I don't know how long I'll be able to keep doing the work, but it is all I have ever done.
I am trying to get the VA to reevaluate my disability but I would like to keep working as long as I can. It helps me keep my bills paid. Everyday I am struggling. I can't live like this any longer.
It's not like I just want to get on Disability and do nothing. I would like to keep working, but I can't seem to find a stable career. It's just making me more and more depressed and the anxiety is about to kill me.Financial Hardship
For some reason, I can't get a stable paycheck with the company I work for. I cannot keep living like this because the stress and the depression keep getting worse.
My life is getting harder and harder and I'm starting to have very little desire to do anything. I feel like right now my whole life is hopeless.
I really would like to just work and be able to pay my bills and possibly be trained to do something else. I've done the same thing for 17 years and for some reason I still can't get a stable paycheck for the work I do.Income Efforts
I have tried finding jobs when I'm not at my regular job, which is 50 percent of the time. It's not easy. I'm in the city where I don't have any connections to find work.
I go online to fill out applications and I literally don't have qualifications to do anything except for what I've done for the past 17 years.
It's very disheartening and gloomy. I feel like my options are so limited. I feel like I am going to become homeless any moment and I don't know what I'm going to do.Specific Needs
I would really like the company I work for you to just offer me some type of stability while I can still do the work. If they can't do that then I need to start looking at other options.
All my bills are coming up and I'm behind on my rent. I have nothing coming in at the moment and I'm scared that I'm going to be thrown out of my house any moment with nowhere to go and nowhere to put all of my possessions.
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