Chelsea’s grandmother was surprised to see her, but took them in once Chelsea told her of the abuse. Chelsea quickly found a job and promised they’d only stay for a few months while she saved for an apartment.
Two weeks later, the COVID-19 pandemic surged. Chelsea was an essential employee and was able to keep her job. But her grandmother was high-risk, so Chelsea made the difficult decision to leave.
Chelsea and Gabby were the last family admitted into SafeHouse Denver's Emergency Shelter before the Stay-at-Home orders were issued...
Follow along every Friday this month for Chelsea's journey toward a life free from abuse.
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