When veteran Christian fell on hard times both he and his young daughter found themselves homeless. SSAFA found them a home.
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Christian and his teenage daughter were homeless when Christian made contact with SSAFA. His caseworker immediately found them a place to live and helped kit them out with furniture.
Christian says, " I was just pretty lost, I didn’t know where to turn. There are so many little life skills that you don’t learn in the Army, you know, for example, dealing with bills, letters, debt, its hard to do and SSAFA help you all the way through that.
If it hadn’t have been for SSAFA I would have been in big trouble. I don’t know where we would be, whether or not social services would have taken her away, not because of my parenting, but the situation we were in. It wasn’t a good one."