Raphael House

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Daniel’s Story


When Daniel first came to Raphael House with his four-year-old son Caleb, he came with the dream of providing a safe and stable home for his son. Following a long history of domestic violence, Daniel had left his abusive relationship and gained full custody of Caleb, which resulted in them having to stay at a domestic violence shelter for close to six weeks.

Although the shelter provided Daniel and Caleb with security and services for victims of domestic violence, their length of stay was limited and coming to end. Daniel’s search for a place where he and his son would have an opportunity to rebuild their lives in a supportive homelike environment brought them to Raphael House.

After moving into…

Posted September 18, 2015 by Kim Lessard. Categorized as SUCCESS STORIES, Uncategorized.

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Jessica’s Story

Jessica lived at Raphael House during her junior year of high school with her mom and younger sister. She and her family secured housing in the East Bay and continue to engage in our Bridge Program Services. Throughout her time in our Residential Program Jessica maintained over a 3.5 grade point average and loved to express herself through her art. She is very talented! This past year Jessica enrolled in the Year Up program with the help of our Employment Placement Specialist. She has loved the experience and looks forward to further pursing her employment and education opportunities. We are so excited for Jessica and know…

Posted September 19, 2014 by raphaelhouse. Categorized as SUCCESS STORIES.

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