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Charles’ story: In crisis, and looking for a home

Charles appeared at the Outflow men’s shelter in Saint John, desperate for a place for him and his children after a relationship breakdown.

Though the adult-only shelter could not take in him and his children, outreach staff met with him to determine what housing could be available for him.

With the help of staff at its Fresh Start prevention program and shelter diversion programs, the Outflow team dedicated itself to finding a place to live for this family in crisis.

Thanks to the hard work of Outflow, a United Way-funded partner, Charles was able to find a place he and his family could call home.