Posts By: Jasmin Gonzalez

Trapped — I know what my son and I need but I can’t afford it


My son was 2 when I aged out of foster care. Soon I was going to college full time, working 40 hours a week and paying my own child care. Things were easier when I had the group home sta to help. once I left care, I had nothing. If I failed, I’d be screwed. and to the shelter we’d go.

I wanted to prove that, just because I grew up in care, there wasn’t anything … Read More