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Single Mom and Pregnant need Housing ASAP

lilsbgirl started this conversation

I'm 28, and a single mom with a wonderful 3 yr old. I just found out I'm now pregnant, and to top it off was laid off in 2007, and have been working here and there. I'm desperately trying to get my son and I in our own place, as I currently live with his father. His father is an alcoholic, has drug problems and is just an overall verbally abusive and horrible guy.

I've gone to all the resources and just patiently waiting for a call back on some housing, but I'm really starting to get nervous. I will basically be homeless by the end of the month, and I literally have a buck to my name. I signed up to go back to school to better my situation for my kids, (get a degree so I can make better money), but its tough. I just don't know what to do. Basically all I need right now is a place to live, as I cannot afford much. I also live in the worst town as its terribly expensive but there is no way i can move. The little support that my family gives me (they are in town too) is better than the zero I would have if I lived somewhere cheaper.

 

Basically if anyone knows where I can find a place to live, cheap or where I could get assistance in paying rent would appreciate it!  

UPDATE::

Thanks to all who have offered support.. I finally found myself a place to stay, its not a permnant situation, but at least my children will have a safe place to stay, and I can focus on the future, and not be so stressed out. I am still trying to figure out the whole plan, working, school and how I am going to raise my children without shoving them into daycare all day long.

If anyone is a single mom of 2 kids and has any advise on how to raise your kids (and not dump them off at a daycare all the time) and still be able to support them let me know!! I really believe the best care is that of mom, but I have to be realistic that I have to support myself and be able to care for my kids financially too. 

 

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bettyjo1973   in reply to jackjack
How are you
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jackjack   in reply to brebre12332
im in the same situation!
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ready2talk   in reply to tashiana
how are you doing now tashiana?
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ready2talk   in reply to brebre12332
in what city you live brebre? it will be important to know.
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kayjayben   in reply to brebre12332
I think your boyfriend need to man up and handle bis as a man in his mother house he can save some cash to get you guys a place to start with
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brebre12332
Hey My Name Is Briona I Am 19 Years Old In I Am 8mths Pregnant With My First Baby In I Really Need Help I Don't Have Any Family To Help I Stay With My BoyFriends Mom But She Don't Want Us HERE But I Really Neeed Hep A Job Or Some
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babyboyphillip
I am 29 yrs old and a single mother of 3 kids and one of babies is not born yet and I am trying to get my 2 daughter back and I live in springfield,missouri and I need guys to help me out please and thank you
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woman in a shoe   in reply to Nikki~30
Hi also go sign up for welfare
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Nikki~30
Hey I'm 30 and asingle mom with a seven year special needs child. I'm currently unemployed, but have been looking for work and going interviews. I am currently staying with someone who is planning to move out of state in about two weeks. I have no money and place to go. Help!!!
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sad mother of two   in reply to Poppyday13
Thank you! I really appreciate it.
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Poppyday13   in reply to sad mother of two
Hello , try this :-
Lutheran Social Services
Location - 3772 Taft Street
Riverside, California, 92503
Dial 951-689-7847 for information
The LSS Community Care Centers offer poverty fighting services. Assistance includes transitional housing for homeless women and their children, bus tickets, clothing, food, and more. Also receive case management and free life skills counseling.
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woman in a shoe   in reply to sad mother of two
U welcome
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woman in a shoe   in reply to sad mother of two
I don't know any place that helps with that maybe when u call 211 ask them if they know of any help with that
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sad mother of two   in reply to woman in a shoe
No problem. Thank you for trying. :)
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woman in a shoe   in reply to sad mother of two
Hi I look and not able to find anything there so please call 211 give city state and let them know u are looking for housing first MI rent and deposit sorry I wasn't able to fine u anything but have paper pen when u call 211 u take care
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sad mother of two   in reply to woman in a shoe
Ok thank you. Or if you can look for something that would help me my mother and son get back to Carson City Nv. I have been tryingbut can't find anything helpful.
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woman in a shoe   in reply to sad mother of two
I am at work that why I not got to u on housing going to look now for u not got anything to do but one thing now
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sad mother of two   in reply to woman in a shoe
I'm getting food stamps and insurance. Not cash yet and wic I have an appointment. Thank you so much.
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woman in a shoe   in reply to sad mother of two
Hi u need to go sign up for welfare u will get cash food stamp and insurance also sign up for wic all of this will help u but going to look for u some help now
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sad mother of two   in reply to woman in a shoe
I'm in La Quinta, CA Riverside county. Only thing with that is I'm not working. And have no income coming in right now.
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