Hope for loved ones
Jessica talks about calling Maryhaven to get her husband the treatment he needed for his gambling addiction and getting the help she needed, too. Learn more on the One More Chance website.
Rita came to Maryhaven at the Mills Center with the hope of finding help for her son, instead she found hope for her family… “My family is on the road to healing. We have hope for the first time in a very long time and that feels really good.”
The boundaries of zip code 43207 outline an area known as the “South Side” by those who know and love Columbus. It was one of the first developed communities in our city, a neighborhood once dominated by manufacturing plants and diverse working class families.
Today its population continues to be diverse, comprised of 61% white, 30% African American and 4% Latinos. But as plants closed over the years, economic opportunities dwindled. Poverty skyrocketed to 45%, high school drop out rates rose to 30% and the South Side now has the city’s highest number of mortgage foreclosures.Read More