Charlie, 10th Grade
Charlie has been in TYA for 1 year Charlie is a Sophomore in High school. He is being raised by a single mother who works full time overnight shifts. Mom’s job recently has been cutting down on her hours which have been making it difficult to become self-sufficient. Mom has been working on some side gigs to be able to provide Charlie with everything he needs. Due to mom getting her hours reduced Charlie has struggled on getting school supplies needed to pass his courses. Charlie and her mom are also currently experiencing homelessness and currently couch surfing with his auntie. Their housing became unstable and due to parents being separated. Charlie has shared interest in playing basketball this school year and next year wants to try out for football. Not only has Charlie shown interest in sports but has also been interested in employment.