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Kinship caregiver is needing assistance, child (13 yo) is afraid of the dark and is needing battery operated night lights, and video baby monitor. When this need is met the child can feel more secure and feel safe.
A single mother of 4 is in need of some assistance with furniture. The father of the 3 youngest recently had a mental health episode and he can no longer assist with the children physically or financially. This has caused a significant amount of strain on the mother. There are 4 children, 2 male and 2 female. There is an age range from 17 Y to 8 months old. Her home has beds for each of the children but lacks a dining room table, and couches for their 2 living areas.
A kinship caregiver home is requesting assistance with paying for daycare for 1 week of the month of December. The child is going to be moving out of the country with family and the case will be closing as permanency is about to be achieved. However, the caregivers are requesting help to pay for the 1 week of daycare at the daycare that the child has been going to for the past 10 months and that he loves. The child is an adorable 11 month old little boy. The caregivers finances are tight at this time and all assistance would be greatly appreciated.
A single caregiver was just licensed to adopt her 3 year old niece. This little girl will be 4 years old in January. Her niece recently had a huge growth spurt and does not have fall and winter clothes that fit her. The little girl is need of size 6-7 clothing that is appropriate for fall and winter.
I have a family who is the victim of domestic violence, a mother and her 4 daughters. Mother suffered domestic violence at the hands of her husband. She alerted law enforcement and tried to leave the home. During the violence that occurred in the home, the furniture got destroyed. The husband left the home and mom is left in the home with her daughters having to look at the aftermath of the abuse daily. The furniture is completely broken and torn. I have not been able to sit down during my visit. Mom has been looking for employment since she lost her job so she has not had money to purchase furniture. She is barley getting by but would like the children to feel good in their home, which is hard to do when the furniture is torn and is a reminder of what occurred. Helping this family furnish their home would result in the children feeling better about the situation and work on moving on without a constant reminder of what happened. This will also be a relief for mom as it will be one less thing she has to worry about while she is working on putting her life back together.
I have a single father who is caring for his 11 year old daughter. The daughter is disabled and was recently discharged from the hospital. The father and child were kicked out of their home and are currently living in a hotel. The father is behind on his hotel bill and owes $225. If he doesn't catch up on his bill they will be kicked out of the hotel and become homeless. His daughter is also required to drink Pediasure everyday due to failure to thrive but they ran out and the father doesn't have enough funds to purchase anymore. If she doesn't get the nutrition needed she can lose weight, which will place her back in the hospital. I am also requesting $60 to purchase two boxes of Pediasure that will last her a month. The daughter was recently approved for disability and the father will have additional income to care for her once payment begins.
Non offending parent (dad) has gotten his own home for him and his 2-month-old baby to live in. Baby was removed from the hospital due to mother's drug use during pregnancy. At the time of removal, the department was unable to determine if dads' home was safe or not due to unknown roommates. Since removal, dad has moved out of the home and gotten his own 'tiny home'. He has worked hard to pay for the safety deposit, first month's rent, and all the baby items needed to care for an infant.
He still needs help getting a sofa/chairs and a diaper bag. Additionally, if it's possible to assist with rent, that would help make up for the unexpected cost of purchasing all the items needed to care for his son. He works full time at a restaurant and has no family/support system in the U.S. He is an amazing dad who is willing to do whatever it takes to have his son in his care. I truly cannot say enough great things about this father and the love he has for his son. I know he would greatly appreciate assistance of any kind.
Two boys ages 5 and 2 are needing dressers to store their clothes. Kinship placement (grandparents) is not able to afford this expense. Grandparents are older and not able to work to afford this added cost. Family needs either one dresser that is big enough for both boys to use or two dressers for each boy.
The family needs help catching up on bills. Due to death of a child, followed by medical issues, parent was not able to work. Recently started working again and needs help catching up on electric bill so that they can remain in the home and not disturb the daily routines.
A great aunt and uncle have stepped up and have taken in their niece's 4 children who range in age 6-11. The plan is for these children to be in the home permanently. The family washing machine has recently broke and is beyond repair. The family now spends a few evenings during the week at the laundry mat washing clothes for 7 people and then bringing them home to put in the dryer. A new washing machine will help this family greatly and reduce the stress of having to leave the home to do laundry.
7mo old is currently in foster placement. diagnosed with plagiocephaly and to this malformation pediatrician/specialist has recommended and the child wear helmet.
Child has been fitted for helmet however insurance has denied cover due it is not being a need after surgery However the doctors or highly recommending. this treatment for child while bones are still fusing.
Request is for help with covering the cost of the helmet and all the follow up appointments and treatment.
A kinship family needs help with daycare costs incurred while caring for a family member's 1 year old baby while the parent was not a safe option for the child. The family stepped up for the child when no other family member was able to. The kinship family is on a fixed income as one of them is disabled. Therefore, the child needed daycare in order for the placement to work. Unfortunately, CCMS had some issues processing the daycare and the family had to pay out of pocket for a month and is unable to afford the large bill. Any amount will help. The amount can be paid directly to the daycare to help lower the bill for the family. If the bill is not paid, the child may be dropped from the daycare which could disrupt the placement. The kinship family intends to adopt the child as soon as legally able.
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Community Responder. 2 months ago
Needs1 Need / $1730 to go!
Daycare costs incurred
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