I’ve been so stressed out & desperate I started googling and found this website by the grace of God.￼ This feels like my last option & last hope.
We usually live check to check for the most part because our daughter with Autism requires so much therapy & also because we don’t have anyone that “gets her” to babysit, as she is non-verbal. This has put us in a situation where I’m required to be a stay at home mom and dad is our main source of income. We also have two other kids. We don’t receive food stamps or any assistance except medicaid, which I’m beyond grateful for that. Generally, we struggle but always make it work.
This time of year is hard for us because we’re trying to bounce back from school clothes, supplies, & fees that had to be put on credit cards for us to make it work. Now we’re paying back the credit cards which is putting us behind, and we’re short on rent.
I started my own online business, a clothing website about a month ago. That hasn’t taken off yet, but I’m very hopeful it will eventually! I finally found a job that is willing to work around my daughter’s therapy & emergencies if they were to occur, allowing me to leave for her if necessary. This is such a huge blessing that I’ve been praying for so long! Our rent is due in 2 days, on the 15th, and my first check doesn’t come for another two weeks.
Our landlord is amazing and so understanding if we’re a day or two late, but it makes me feel horrible because I know they have bills to pay too. And I’m also concerned that if I do ask them if we can pay 2 weeks late that it will just put us in the same spot two weeks later when rent is due again. All of the agencies I contacted for help need an eviction notice to help, and I definitely don’t want to let it get to that point and be even farther behind.
I’ve included a picture of our utility bill that is also due, since I didn’t have an actual “rent bill” to add. Our rent is $600.
So, if anyone has it in their heart to help us out, you’ll be forever appreciated!