COVID Silver Lining #8: Bailey’s story

Bailey* is a teenager who has “aged out” of the foster care system She is an articulate, clever, positive spirit, despite all the hardship she has seen in her young life. She came to Shelter to Home during this pandemic period, referred by a friend.  Most of her furniture and household goods have been provided by the IKEA donation. We have given her all the information assembled by the North Shore Food Security team about where people can access free and low-cost food.


*not her real name; anonymized to protect her identity.