Helena Marques went through a hardship after she lost her job. Originally from Perth Amboy, New Jersey she came to Scranton, Pennsylvania because of their resources for the homeless.
Facing mental health challenges from an early age, Helena turned to the Advocacy Alliance for help.
At the Recovery Center, Helena found assistance and hope. In addition to helping her find food and shelter, The Advocacy Alliance was able to expedite the waiting process and get Helena the counseling services she needed.
Watch the video below to hear Helena’s story in her own words.