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Review for Good Counsel Inc, Hoboken, NJ, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Good Counsel homes are homes for homeless unwed mothers and mothers-to-be. It is a home where women and children are welcomed, loved and cared for. There are currently four homes. There is even a home for moms who are not only homeless and pregnant, but also have a mental illness and may have an addiction. We are volunteers in their Bronx home but we love them all the same. Good Counsel really gives these girls the tools to become independent. We started spending time with a lovely young girl and her daughter from the Bronx home. Good Counsel was her home for over two years before she came to live with us for a few months. She is now living on her own and is engaged to a wonderful man who loves her and her daughter. He got down on one knee and asked her to marry him. She always tells us that if it wasn't for Good Counsel she doesn't know where she would be now. We think of her as our daughter and her daughter is like our grandchild. Being involved with Good Counsel made us realize that not everyone is blessed to have wonderful parents and friends. The residents of Good Counsel are blessed to call this HOME .

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in seeing women move out to live on their own with jobs and daycare in place. The staff is just wonderful - I have had the opportunity to get to know many of them.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

seeing how the women and children are cared for.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

professional, kind, understanding and loving.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

open more homes!!! : )

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Role:  Volunteer & Mentor and volunteer where needed.