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How We Help the Homeless

 

Your faith in our efforts and  commitment to your community make it possible for us to achieve our mission. Your gifts of prayer and financial support are an investment that will be repaid many times over by the thousands of lives changed each day.

 

 

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If you would like to donate clothing, furniture and household items, please call the number below.  All donations benefit the Recovery House of Central Florida Transitional Housing Program.

 

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Call: (407) 323-5857

 

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Father Factor

 

Father-absence is one of the most destructive forces to children in our society. It is the primary predictor of a host of societal ills affecting and destroying children.  Father absence is a major force behind many of the most disturbing problems that plague America: crime,  juvenile delinquency; premature sexuality, teenage pregnancy; deteriorating educational achievement; depression, substance abuse, and alienation among adolescents; and the growing number of women and children in poverty…

Fathers are the first and most important men in the lives of girls. They provide role models, accustoming their daughters to male-female relationships. Engaged and responsive fathers play with their daughters and guide them into challenging activities. They protect them, providing them with a sense of physical and emotional security. Girls with adequate fathering are more able, as they grow older, to develop constructive heterosexual relationships based on trust and intimacy…

Why does living without a father pose such hazards for children? Two explanations are usually given: The children receive less supervision and protection from men mothers bring home, and they are also more emotionally deprived, which leaves them vulnerable to sexual abusers… Even a diligent absent father can’t supervise or protect his children the way a live-in father can. Nor is he likely to have the kind of relationship with his daughter that is usually needed to give her a foundation of emotional security and a model for nonsexual relationships with men…

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