The decision to become homeless is not always due to crime or drugs. For Sarah Baier, becoming homeless was an escape from an abusive relationship with her husband.
“I didn’t have any place to go. I was in a bad marriage and he wasn’t in any state for me to come home to,” Baier said. “I wish that I was in a position that I didn’t have to rely on him … but I have that chance now so I’m grateful for it.”
She first went to American Rescue Workers’ family shelter Saving Grace and then to the YWCA’s Liberty House.
Becoming independent and getting away from her husband was the best thing for her family, Baier said, even if it meant…
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