I am a product of our welfare system. I was raised by my mom, who was a single parent. While she worked day in and day out to provide for us both, the cost of child care, housing and food was too great. For a temporary amount of time, she needed some assistance. She needed a handup to move past this particular period of hardship.
Beyond the Headlines
Weekly Column featured in The Biddeford-Saco-OOB Courier Newspaper by Rep. Justin Chenette of Saco