Born and raised in Albania, Kristi longed for a better life. Despite numerous setbacks, she's thriving in the States thanks to Outreach's transitional housing program and Employment Opportunity Center.
As a single mom to Diamond and Anna, Cindy knew she needed extra support. She turned to Warrenville Youth & Family Services for wrap-around services including an after-school program for her daughter Diamond and family counseling.
As Illinois legislators debate proposed budget cuts to vital funds that support transitional housing programs, a resident of Outreach's Transitions Program shares her story with the Illinois House Appropriations Committee.