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Mom is a single mother who is requesting help for some baby items. Mom has not been able to find a job and is having a difficulty to get some of the things for her baby. The baby needs diapers size 2, wipes and some girl winter clothes 6-9 months. I'm requesting a highchair since baby is about to start solid foods. Mom suffered from domestic violence while she was pregnant. Mom is a loving mother but is just facing some challenging times.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24012-County:Roanoke-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$225
I received a case where this mother's food stamp needs to be renewed. This mother has a two-month newborn, and a 5-year-old child. Today, her car got towed and her electricity went out. DSS was able to pledge to have the power restored. This mother does not have much food in the house, and desperately needs food for this weekend. She said that she could stay with her sister, but i do know that her sister has enough food for everyone in the house. Would anyone be willing to help this mother out with groceries for some days till she is able to physically go to a food pantry next week? Any non-perishable food staples, fresh produce and frozen meats or even a gift card for her to shop would be so much appreciated.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24017-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$150
A single mother is going through a rough time financially with her 2 kids, ages 4 and 9 months. She's requesting assistance with getting diapers, wipes and winter clothes for the kids.
The 4 year old boy wears size 4T and shoes 9C.
The 9 month old girls wears 12-18 month clothes, and size 3 infant in shoes, diapers size 6.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24013-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 2-Agency: #Roanoke County Dept. of Social Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$160
KH is in foster care. She is currently placed in a residential facility. KH does not have any family to help meet her needs.
KH is requesting a twin size comforter, in pink or purple. She also would like to have art and craft items; such as markers, adult coloring books.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24012-County:Roanoke-Children Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$95
We have a family that has recently relocated to Roanoke. They do not have any support system here and are trying to get on their feet. She has been cooperative with us and could use a little help until her situation changes. The family has already reached out to food banks and has made attempts elsewhere but is in need of some help until she is able to obtain benefits. This mom has been through a lot and could really use some help. Thank you all for everything that you do.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24018-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$150
Hi Johnny I believe a care portal team member responded for 144581. I think as a team admin I need to forward to you. The team member is Simmons weeks. She committed $150 for groceries. Her email is ******@email.com Can you please reach out to provide client info?
The family is in need of diapers and wipes. The parents are employed; however, they are currently experiencing some hardships with their finances. Once this need is met for the family, the children's basic needs will be met, and the parents will be assisted with their current hardship. The family is requesting size 4 diapers and wipes.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24017-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$80
Grandmother has custody of 15 year old, Grandmother is struggling to care for her, and has had multiple surgeries for her health issues. The Grandmother is overwhelmed and the home is in need of repair, there is a hole in kitchen floor, and the bathroom commode is leaking upstairs. Grandmother needs help. Due to bugs and mice Grandmother needs a new couch and loveseat or chair so the old ones can be thrown out. Grandmother also stated she needs 2 full size bed frames as well. This grandmother is keeping her grandchild out of foster care but could use the help of the community.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24017-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$775
Please consider providing a placement with a gift card for food as she cares for her teenage nephew. The placement is on a fixed income with the responsibility of caring for her nephew as his mother finds stable housing. By providing the placement this gift card, she will be encouraged to continue her role in caring this child and ensuring he gets through school.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24012-County:Roanoke-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$100
This case caused confusion on the last request. This is a Roanoke City address, not Roanoke County. This case has been helped by Care Portal in the past.
The infant in this case has been placed with the paternal grandparents. The siblings to this child are all in Foster Care. The family has been and continues to provide for the infant. They do so on a limited fixed income. Any help that could be given would be appreciated. They are requesting size 5 diapers and baby wipes.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24012-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$100
A single mother is currently involved with our Family Treatment Docket in Bedford County, VA. She has a one-year-old daughter, who is currently safety placed with a family friend. She is actively participating in her required services and just recently started a new job washing laundry at a local hotel. She is in the process of working to get her license back. She has to pay a reinstatement fee of $145, as well as the base $25 fee in order to start a payment plan for her noncompliance fee ($600 total). She also has to obtain an SR22. She has contacted Direct Auto and was quoted $176.20 as an initial fee. In total, we are requesting $346.20 in order to cover these fees. She will pick up on the payment plan and the cost of her SR22 moving forward once she gets paid from her job.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24015-County:Roanoke-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Bedford County DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$347
Mother is struggling with her addiction to cocaine. Mom placed her children with family friend while she get substance abuse treatment. Friend agreed to keep both children while Mom completes treatment. Family friend needs an inflatable twin mattress for the son who is 7 and comforter set. Friend also needs help with plastic storage containers with the 3 drawers Stertite? I think. Friend has requested help with a gift card for gas as she is taking the kids to many appointments and back and forth to school
Location: Roanoke, VA 24012-County:Roanoke-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$335
I began working with a mother this week, and she is a first-time mother. Her baby was born three weeks ago. This mother does have some family in the community, but the father is not involved. She has signed up for benefits from DSS and is very curious to know what resources are available to her to be able to obtain more baby items for her child. She is also curious to know what supports are available in the community and was provided with a list such as healthy families, CHIP etc. She is also having surgery tomorrow and has been in pain for a few weeks. She will be relying on her family to help, but once she gets on her feet, she would like to be able to be more independent and provide for her child. She has asked for help with diapers, wipes and formula. She will be having her WIC appointment this week and will be able to obtain more formula after a month.
Baby formula: Enfamil neuro pro Gentlease
Diapers: Huggies newborn (2-3 packs)
Wipes: Huggies care sensitive
Location: Roanoke, VA 24012-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$270
A biological mother in Salem needs assistance with repairs to her kitchen counter and bathroom so that her children can be returned home. The back portion of her kitchen counter near the faucet has rotted and the tiling in the bathroom is peeling away so that the water is damaging the back wall. These repairs would help these children return home to a safe and healthy environment, and I know they would all be so grateful for these repairs. This mother has worked very hard to get her children home, and this is one of the final things preventing return home at this time.
Location: Salem, VA 24153-County:Roanoke-Children Served: 2-Agency: #Roanoke County Dept. of Social Services-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$3620
I recently started working with a mother and father who have four children still under the age of 18 in the home. They also care for two grandchildren, one of whom recently left foster care and was put in their custody. Both parents parents and their oldest child (also a parent herself) work. The oldest child is not able to be on her own as she has mental health needs, which are partially addressed through services but she requires additional assistance to navigate her life. While some of the children attend daycare, not all are able due to ages as well as limited daycare space. The parents currently rotate their schedules to ensure they can each work, while also being able to adhere to day care pick-up/drop-off times and supervise children not in daycare and on no school day. One of the grandchildren, a toddler, has medical needs that requires frequent appointments that also have to be balanced with the schedule. The family has been working diligently to meet the needs of their family while balancing conflicting schedules and expectations. While they have been making ends meet, they are currently struggling with credit card debt and the need to get insurance for the family's one vehicle. They were quoted $340 down payment and $190 a month for car insurance. The Department and the family would be appreciative of any assistance they can get with meeting this need, because if they do not obtain car insurance, there are concerns regarding their ability to maintain employment and all the children in their home.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24012-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 6-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1480
I have been working with this family for a variety of issues. Single mother has 7 children of her own under the age of 18. The father of the children has been incarcerated for years. This mom has worked one-two jobs for the majority of her adult life. This mom is a CNA. She is in charge of providing for all her children, and her grandchild. This mom does have family support in town and does ask them for help here and there. The Department at one point also helped her pay some of her past due bills. Mom is trying to secure a new home that is in her budget, but is finding it difficult to secure a deposit, when she has to provide for the rest of her household. One of her children are participating in services, she is involved with the courts and is doing her best to complete her services. The mom has applied for section 8, public housing, income related housing and is stuck on how to secure housing moving forth. THIS MOM has struggled paying her landlord, but also has complained that the landlord has not kept their part, because there is always something that needs constant fixing in the house. The mom has also gotten in touch with code enforcement a few times. Mom is overwhelmed about housing and keeping up. Mom needs community support. Mom has seen a house that is in her budget, but the deposit is too high, and she cannot afford to pay it. Anyone can support mom, help with the deposit?
Location: Roanoke, VA 24017-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 8-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$2190
A single mother of 4 young children needs help. There are 3 girls and 1 boy, ages 7-11. The children's father recently passed away and their mother is trying her best. The children need proper beds to sleep in, they are currently sharing one bed with their mother or sleeping on the floor. The mother works night shift, so beds would provide some comfort to the children. Providing these beds will improve the children's quality of life and will greatly benefit the family.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24012-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1430
This family recently moved into a larger unit to better accommodate them and into a safer neighborhood. The unit has stairs and the prior unit does not. The youngest child is 3 and is not accustomed to navigating stairs.
Roanoke City DSS had 4 siblings in foster care who were placed with a kinship provider in December 2022. This kinship provider is actually only related to two of the children, but she understood the need for siblings to be together so she petitioned for custody of all four children. She and her husband both work and have two children of their own. This means the addition of the 4 siblings doubled their family size, and meant their two bedroom home was no longer enough space. They made arrangements for a new home with enough space for all the children; however, it is in need of several repairs, the costs of which have really added up. There are needs that range from railings on stairs to roofing issues. The total cost has been estimated to be $8,000 for materials and $4,000 for labor. This provider has shared her story at a monthly meeting.
Location: Roanoke, VA 24017-County:Roanoke City-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #VA-Roanoke City DSS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$12000
CHS will contribute $4000 toward these home repairs
Church Of The Holy Spirit. 5 months ago
127 Place can provide $500 toward this request.
Fellowship Community Church. 2 months ago
St. John Lutheran will contribute $1,000 to this request, potential of more congregational donations to this request for home repairs.
St. John Lutheran. 2 months ago
Our church provided $300 to 127 Place for this Request.
Together Church. 2 months ago
We can fund $230 towards this request.
Together Church. 2 months ago
Thanks for providing this funding!
Together Church. 2 months ago
There are resources made available from the community. We are taking the lead and working out the details.
Together Church, Community Lead Church. 2 months ago
St. John Lutheran can contribute $1100 from our CarePortal Fund.
St. John Lutheran. 2 months ago
Wellspring Presbyterian will donate $350 toward this need. We will send it through 127 Place.
Wellspring Presbyterian Church. 5 days ago
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