When someone loses a job, it creates more problems than just a lack of income. It throws off an entire family’s stability and creates one new crisis after another.
And for millions of people around the country, those issues are in addition to other problems, like isolation, an abusive partner, traumatic past experiences, or a prior conviction that keeps them from working in the future.
It has been shown that without a stable job and supportive community, these neighbors are far more likely to suffer depression, abuse, addiction, divorce, and eviction.
But there is a solution – and it involves the local church.