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Category: Client Stories

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Share your Story!

Do you live in a facility but want to live in the community? Do you live successfully in the communi…

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Samantha’s Story

Dana and Tim Rhoney’s beautiful daughter Samantha was just 27 when Samantha was admitted to J. Ivers…

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Celebrating Clients’ Fair Housing Victories

Many people don’t give their secure housing a second thought.  But for far too many North Carolinian…

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Criminal Charges Instead of Treatment

DRNC launched Bring NC Kids Home in January 2021 to shine a light on the abuse that happens in some…

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June’s Story

June gave birth to her baby in the bathtub of her hotel room. Yes, you read that correctly. Displace…

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Noah’s Story

Noah’s mom called DRNC when she saw bruises on her son’s face and arms during a video call. Noah had…

Sadie - home burned down

Sadie Gets a New Home

For years, Sadie and her grandson John lived in a home that was severely damaged by hurricanes Matth…

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Laila’s dog gets a ride

Sometimes our work takes us in unexpected directions as we address the legal concerns of our clients…

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Ben is back in school

When Ben’s mom called DRNC, it seemed impossible to get him back in school, learning and making frie…