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Samantha entered the 37th Street Program after being in the TRP Program. She had a history of depression and drug use. During the 4 months in the program Samantha was able to work on many goals. She was able to secure a higher paying job with more hours. She also spent time with her baby, Ashley, who was residing in foster care with her mother. This gave her time the time to work on parenting skills and getting to know her daughter. She also spent time with her other daughter, Allison, who lived with her parents. Samantha had custody of Allison, but allowed her to live with her parents until she was able to get her life back on track. Samantha spent all of her free time with Allison and had three supervised visits per week with Ashley.
Samantha was very compliant in the program and had completed all of the requirements with no problems. Samantha was also willing to assist new residents as they came into the program with any questions or concerns that they might have had. Samantha would show the new residents around the building, watch their children, and talk with them when they needed a friend. She attended AA meetings during the week to help maintain her sobriety. Samantha also attended GED classes and completed her five tests. Samantha's determination and hard work made it possible for her to accomplish her goals and find success. Samantha applied to the Scattered Site program and was accepted. Samantha recently moved into the Scattered Site program.
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