Success Stories

FamilyAid Boston helps more than 800 homeless families each year, but we would not be successful in our work if not for the hard work and dedication of the families themselves. Below are a few of their stories. 

"I never had to ask for help before:" The Romeros' Story

The Romeros were a happy family, with two hard-working parents who provided a comfortable life for their children. A job loss and a medical crisis led to the unthinkable -- they became homeless. With the help of FamilyAid Boston, they returned to housing and stability, and are looking at a bright future. Learn their story below.


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"Having a home is about all the small things:" The Riveras' Story

After Joshua was injured at work, his family fell behind on rent and lost their apartment in the middle of winter. Homeless, with four small children, they came to FamilyAid Boston for help. Learn how the Riveras found a stable home. 

Thank you to our partners at Wayfair for helping the Riveras tell their story.


"It's amazing what I have accomplished:" Sylvia's Story

Sylvia was homeless several times during what was a difficult and traumatic childhood. When she found herself facing homelessness once again as a mother, she became determined to change the cycle. With the help of FamilyAid Boston, she did. Read more.


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