Araceli Learns Valuable Parenting Skills

Araceli Learns Valuable Parenting Skills

Araceli Briceno was working 12-hour days at a hair salon to help provide for her sons and daughter. But she felt guilty for never getting to spend any time with them. Sometimes, when she arrived home late at night, she would wake them up, get them out of bed, take them to the store, and buy them toys.

A New Path for Jada

A New Path for Jada

Jada had done it this time. Not that she cared, but she was in deep trouble after forging a check to get money to buy more meth.

Safety and Support for Carl and Roberta

Safety and Support for Carl and Roberta

Fifteen years ago, Carl suffered a serious back injury. A maintenance worker most of his life, he could no longer even use a broom on the job.

Dave Overcomes Life-long Problem Gambling Addiction

Dave Overcomes Life-long Problem Gambling Addiction

Dave was barely tall enough to see over the beat-up, beer-smelling card table in the garage when he was first introduced to gambling.

Sonya Overcomes Hardship, Learns Leadership Lesson

Sonya Overcomes Hardship, Learns Leadership Lesson

From the moment Sonya walked into the Heartland Family Service Ruth K. Solomon Girls Center as a chatty 9 year old, she was a friend to everyone and often the leader of the group. But then her parents got divorced.

Heartland Family Service Helps George Overcome Problem Gambling Past

Heartland Family Service Helps George Overcome Problem Gambling Past

When Misty and George got married, she knew that he had spent some time in prison for wire fraud, but she didn’t know that it was related to gambling.