Category: Stories

Sarah’s Story
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Sarah’s Story

Sarah and her older sister were placed with Friends of Children and Families when their parents could no longer care for them due to a drug addiction. Sarah was 12 at the time and her sister was 13. During her time with Friends, Sarah, said she learned independence, money management, and how to take care...

Dee’s Story
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Dee’s Story

Dee and her family moved to Florida from Haiti when she was a young child. She and her twin sister lived with their father and stepmother in the following years. They moved around a lot and occasionally had to live with their aunt and uncle. During these years the girls were physically and sexually abused....