Clients’ Stories

David’s Story

Like so many GJP clients, David was referred to us by another non-profit.  When we met him nearly 20 years ago, he was living in his car, struggling with addiction, and facing criminal charges.  Yet, David wanted to change, he wanted a … Continue reading

Andrea’s Story

When Andrea Henderson enrolled in a Moving to Work program at The Center for Working Families (TCWF), she was ready to turn things around and willing to work hard to make a new start. During her initial assessment, she suddenly … Continue reading

Devon’s Story

Over four years ago, GJP represented Devon on a minor theft case.  Devon had never been in trouble before this case, and GJP’s attorneys and social workers were able to get his case dismissed with consent to expunge after he … Continue reading

Max’s Story

Many folks don’t realize that all it takes is one person.  One person can claim you stole something or did something wrong. One person was all it took to turn Max’s world upside down for two years.  Max was arrested … Continue reading

Will’s Story

Will never had a chance.  The oldest of six children, his father was a drug dealer and his mother an addict.  His role model was an uncle in prison.  When asked why he chose him as role model, Will replied:  “Because he never hit me.” 

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