Strengthening families in times of need
by Vicki Hewitt on November 2, 2017 in faith
By Vicki Hewitt, STCH Ministries
When a single mom and her children first arrive at Homes for Families, a program of STCH Ministries, desperation often accompanies them. Dreams of a better life have worn thin from years of crises, trauma and anxiety. Yet the moment they choose to reach out for help, rather than continue to go it alone, a shift begins to take place.
For most of the moms, the motivation to give up their chaotic, familiar world for something unfamiliar comes from their desire to give their children a different, better life.
Current resident Amanda, a mother of four, shared that she came from a situation of abuse...