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There's a family I've been working with this year that is low income. The student I work with has a brother who is special needs and bound to a wheel chair. Mother is a full time caregiver for her special needs son. The two students receive counseling services to assist with various family dynamics challenges and adjustment challenges in middle school. My student has been having difficulty with peer relationships due to low self-esteem. He has expressed interest in working on his health over the summer and asked mom if she could get him a gym membership. However, mother can't afford it due to various financial challenges including repairs needed for their special needs van. Student doesn't show interest in many activities but initiated this request himself. Mom has also been working on her health and is attempting to make dietary changes for the whole family to support their wellbeing. Student is too young for the free Planet Fitness summer membership. Mom would have to get a plan and take student with her. The price for the Black Card membership, which would allow mother and student to enter together, would be $75 for both the month of June, including start up fee, monthly fee, and annual fee (all of these are required to initiate a membership) and $25 for the month of July. A gift certificate for Planet Fitness, if they offer them, would be best, or a cash card to reimburse parent if possible. Thank you so much for your consideration.
Location: Canyon Country, CA 91351-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #CA-William S. Hart UHSD-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$100
We have a wonderful family of 5 that has been experiencing financial difficulties for several months now. Dad is the sole provider for the family and has seen a reduction in the number of hours he is able to work. With the school summer break approaching the family is very concerned on not having sufficient funds to provide food for the family. The three children will be at home during the summer break and will need breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
We are submitting a request for support in securing food assistance which would lift a huge burden from them and the three students overall wellbeing. A food voucher of $500. to assist the family in providing meals, this assistance would greatly help the family with the nourishment of their daily meals. We are assisting the parents in finding other resources that could also provide some assistance.
The family would greatly benefit from this assistance and would be enormously grateful for it. Thank you and may the Lord Bless you.
Location: Los Angeles, CA 90031-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Partnerships to Uplift Communities Los Angeles-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$500
Mother of 3 was homeless and living in shelters after surgery. They are now living in an empty apartment and need 2 twin beds, bedding and a COUCH BED. Updated on 2023-05-31 23:28:18 by a Church Needs Leader We have frames but need mattress for twins.
There are two teenage brothers who need two mattresses to sleep. The parents abandoned them, and their 19-year-old older brother is taking care of them, he works and studies to support them, but what he earns is not enough to buy them mattresses. Providing the mattresses where they can sleep will be a nice relief for them and it will help to rest and learn better at school.
Location: Lake Elsinore, CA 92530-County:Riverside-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #RCOE Lake Elsinore USD-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$260
This is a family of a single Hispanic mother of five children 2 girls (12 years old and 6 years old) and three boys (3 years old, 17 years old and 16 years old). Mother is working full time, however, she is short on her rent for June. Mother shared that in a panic when she found out that the department was investigating her home, she went out and purchased beds for the children. Mother stated she was so worried that the DCFS would remove her kids because of the condition of their bedroom furniture. Since she spent $700 on the beds, she is short on her June rent. Mother is asking for assistance with paying $700 towards her rent for June.
Our agency is working with a single mother who is raising a child with special needs. The mother who has recently lost her housing earlier know this year and has been struggling to pay rent. The mother works a part time job and has been doing the best that she could to keep up with the rent payments and has been making payments every payments every time she gets paid. The mother and child is now facing eviction if she is unable to come up with 1,500.00 for back rent by June 1, 2023.
Location: Long Beach, CA 90813-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #PCS Family Services, Inc.-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$1500
This is US Veteran mother of five children. The mother currently has Child Welfare involvement. The mother is on track for the children to return home to the care of the mother. The mother is in need of 2 twin beds with mattresses. If the mother is blessed with the beds it will relive any concerns the Department may have regarding the children having a safe place to sleep. Thank you for the blessings you provide to the families.
Location: Lancaster, CA 93534-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 2-Agency: #Los Angeles Dependency Lawyers, Inc.-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$730
We have a family of 3 who recently moved into their apartment after moving from Motel to Motel. MO has 2 boys one with duchennes Muscular distrophy. MO put all her money to getting the apartment and one of the boys needs a twin bed as he's sleeping in a thin mattress on the floor. The boys need a dresser as their closet is not very big. MO wants to make her son comfortable and is also asking for a bean bag to allow him to move from time to time as she knows hes uncomfortable due to his medical condition.
Location: San Dimas, CA 91773-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 2-Agency: #Children's Law Center-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$550
This is a family of three young children, 2 boys and 1 girl. This family has current Child Welfare involvement and the children are currently in out of home care. The family is currently working on addressing issues in the home that are concerns of the Department. The home will be assessed and needs to be considered a clean and safe environment for the children. The family is in need of dressers for the bedrooms. If the family is blessed with dressers, it will allow the family to store their clothing and address the concern of clothing in boxes. Thank you for the good work you do for families.
Location: Palmdale, CA 93550-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Los Angeles Dependency Lawyers, Inc.-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$405
Bowman High School is need of Back to school supplies for the coming school year. We would love if one of our community partners would help us with a back to school drive. We are in need of Backpacks- mostly black and blue or solid neutral colors- we serve Jr and Seniors. We can always use additional school supplies- Pens, Pencils, notebooks, folders, highlighters etc. We are a Title one school and many of our families cannot afford to buy much in the way of supplies for back to school. Any partnership would be greatly appreciated.
Location: Santa Clarita, CA 91350-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 15-Agency: #CA-William S. Hart UHSD-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$500
There is a homeless family that was living in the park. There are three kids and two adults. This family is living in a motel and is running out of money to pay. The district has paid for ten days for the family. The family only has one day left in the motel. They have found work, and kids are in school. They just need some more time in the hotel so they can find a longer term solution.
Location: Moreno Valley, CA 92553-County:Riverside-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #RCOE - Moreno Valley USD-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$800
A mother working hard on her case plan who is trying to reunify with her two children. However, the children are placed in separate foster homes distant from each other. Each
foster home home has its own monitor and due to the family dynamic and monitors availability it is difficult for mother to see the children on the days and times offered. DCFS provides a bus pass for mother and mother will use the bus pass to visit. However, she has to go from one visit to the next and quickly needs to get to her next location. This case is rather complicated in regards to the family dynamic, children’s schedule, caregivers’ schedules, etc. The Department does its best to accommodate mother's schedule, but she does not have extra money to pay for a faster way of transport, so she can make it to the next on time and enjoy more time with each child. The social worker is asking for assistance with a transportation gift card (Ex. Uber gift card card) to help mother to get to the second visit on time. Any financial assistance would be greatly appreciated. .
This dependent is a 7 year old child.
The family has requested monies toward the child attending a therapeutic horse day camp for four days. The cost is $275.00.
This camp experience would help to normalize and improve the child's well being. Updated on June 01, 2023 by an Agency Worker This dependent is a 7 year old child who has experienced a chaotic lifestyle given her mother's mental health issues and substance use. The family has requested monies toward the child attending a therapeutic horse day camp for four days. The child has experienced physical harm which brought her to the attention of Child and Family Services. The caregiver has personal knowledge of wraparound services and thought this camp would help support the child's transition to her new placement with family. The cost is $275.00. This camp experience would help to normalize and improve the child's well being and adjustment to her new home environment.
Location: Newberry Springs, CA 92365-County:San Bernardino-Children Served: 1-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #CA- San Bernardino CFS-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$275
The single mother has two children ages 14 and 9 along with an adult son (18). The family has struggled securing stable housing and has been in motels for the last several months. The mother is doing her best with limited resources. The children have grown out of their clothing and they would benefit from receiving new clothing.
Location: Santa Ana, CA 92701-County:Orange-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #Orange County Social Services Agency-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$400
Hello Careportal Family! Support is being requested on behalf of an 18 year old youth who is graduating from Antelope Valley High School this coming week! The youth has been in and out of the child welfare system since he was about 2 years old, due to issues of parental substance abuse and mental health. The youth has faced many challenges through navigating the system, but has managed to successfully graduate high school, and obtain stable housing. He is currently renting a room in a home, and is in need of a new bed. He is looking for a full or queen sized bed and mattress, as what he currently has is too small as he is quite tall. The youth plans to begin working and is considering enrolling in junior college as well in the fall. Any support provided is greatly appreciated! Thank you!
The family consists of parents and their four children, ages 14, 8, 6 and newborn. There were some concerns with the communication amongst the children but the parents have demonstrated that they are protective of the children and have been able to redirect their behavior. Parents have been able to keep the children safe and meet their basic needs. The father is the sole provider for the family as mother quit her job to care for the children. Their newborn was unexpected and as a result they are currently struggling financially and can greatly benefit from a crib, mattress, sheets and stroller.
Location: Los Angeles, CA 90011-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 4-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #DCFS-LA Wateridge-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$345
Mother is a single parent to two young children, a 2 month old and a 15 month old. Mother is in need of a double stroller for child and her baby girl. Since DCFS has been involved, mother has worked part time while pregnant to pay rent and other necessities. Mother is currently on maternity leave until July 2023 and will need to return to work in order to pay her bills. Since costs of living expenses are rising, mother would benefit from having assistance with a double stroller so she can take the kids out for walks, errands, and other family activities.
Location: Bell Gardens, CA 90201-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 2-Adults Served: 1-Agency: #DCFS-LA Belvedere-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$200
Mother is unemployed and is receiving Cal-Works for the children. She is currently residing in a domestic violence shelter. CSW contacted the shelter and inquired as to whether there were any resources that could possibly meet the need of the stroller, but they stated they do not have that type of resource.
CSW met the family at a domestic violence shelter in person on 5/23/23. Mother has five children. The children are 7, 6, 4, 2, and 1. The 2 year old was born with a physical disability. Mother was transporting the two youngest in the stroller; however, the stroller is broken. The seat does not stay at an upright position. She needs assistance in order to safely transport the children.
A single mother with 9 children has put in a lot of effort to secure a stable housing situation after facing homelessness for several years. During their tough times, the family had to resort to sleeping in cars, tents, and other temporary shelters not intended for long-term living. The family is scheduled to move into a stable home on the 1st after the mother had to overcome several challenges to reach this point. Despite the lack of stable housing, the mother puts in immense effort to ensure that her children attend school regularly. As a result of frequent relocation, the family lacks essential household items, which are crucial for turning a house into a home.
Family came to the attention of DFS with a General Neglect allegation. Family lost their apartment few months ago and currently living in a motel and paying out of pocket. However, family’s savings are to be exhausted. The children’s father is the only parent working at a AM/PM Gas station. Family is in need of financial assistance at this time to be able to meet their children’s needs. Parents have a child that suffers from constant seizures and need a more stable place. In addition, children missed many school days due to parents vehicle was no in working condition and need assistance to repair the vehicle. The school and parents have a temporary agreement for school district to provide transportation but it is unknown how long this plan will last. Assistance with paying for motel room is being asked. Rate is $106 per night, asking for assistance for one week. The family is currently looking to get into section 8 for an apartment on their own. DCFS has referred family to DPSS and other housing agencies for a more permanent housing solution. However, applications are pending. Greatly would appreciate any assistance.
Location: San Dimas, CA 91773-County:Los Angeles-Children Served: 3-Adults Served: 2-Agency: #DCFS-LA Pomona-Tier 1: Physical Needs-Estimated Value:$742
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