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Oscar’s Story

Oscar has battled alcoholism since the age of 18. Rejected for being gay, Oscar left his stepmother’s house and was homeless for 6 years before coming to West End Residences’ True Colors Supportive Housing. There he completed vocational training and internships, but suffered an alcoholism relapse triggered by the trauma …

West End Intergenerational Residence – Tier II Program

Criteria: – DHS Referral – Age 18-24 – Children under 7 years (may be pregnant without other children) Typical: – High School Drop-out – Little or no work experience – 3rd Generation Welfare Recipient – Never lived on their own Likely: – Domestic Violence History – Poor Parenting Skills Opportunities While …