We Help Homeless Families Overcome Homelessness
Every evening on the streets throughout the Americas, an army of nameless, faceless young people fights to make it through. They are homeless youths, driven to the roads by situations consisting of physical, psychological or sexual misuse, adult medicine or alcohol abuse or discharge from foster treatment.
The issues of life on the road trigger most of these youths to shed hope, making it difficult-if not impossible-to change right into adulthood as satisfied, effective members of society. Commitment House gives the assistance and guidance essential for these youngsters to restore their lives.
There are around 3.5 million people that experience being homeless annually and also 12 percent of them are unaccompanied young individuals under age 24. Over half state, they have actually been attacked while on the road. Numerous additionally report being burglarized, stabbed, even shot.
You can make a distinction in countless delicate young lives.
Loaves & Fishes for St. Louis is a privately funded family shelter in Maryland Heights, Mo. We serve individuals and families in the Greater St. Louis area. Originating as a small food pantry and shelter for men, Loaves and Fishes now provide shelter for more than 200 families and food for hundreds of families/individuals each year. As well as the following services:
- Educational programs
- Drug counseling
- Mother/child programs;
- Transitional living programs and more
For even more compared to 30 years, Loaves & Fishes for St. Louis has been bringing back hope and offering a loving and also considerate residence for young individuals who otherwise would certainly face the risks and also injustices of life on the road.