Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Suicidal mother of five pleads for housing help*

Soon to be evicted: Carla Jeffery, with her five children outside her home, seen in background, at Mon Repos, San Fernando. —Photo: DEXTER PHILIP

Carla Jeffery woke up yesterday morning with two thoughts racing through her head: kill herself or come to the Express office to seek help. For Jeffery’s five children, it was a huge relief that the latter decision prevailed. Jeffery said she has reached her breaking point as the family will soon be homeless if something is not done. She said: “Just this year alone I had to move three times.”
With Christmas just a few months away, Jeffery said she will have no choice but to move yet again.


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