Low-income single moms struggle to find help, escape judgment

Beaver County Times reports on some of the struggles facing low-income single mothers in the Pittsburgh region.
“The Women and Girls Foundation is also trying to fill the gaps by cataloging services for single mothers. ‘The first step is basically trying to map out where all the services are,’ said Heather Arnet, the foundation’s chief executive officer. ‘There are many services, but it’s very disconnected. Each mom has to navigate a complex system on her own.’
She’s named the project ‘femisphere,’ and she wants to create a community where women can have a one-stop shop approach to resources, whether organizations are physically under one roof or digitally connected via an app. By the end of this year, Arnet said they plan to have finished their initial survey and will be looking at how they can connect services to each other.”
Read the rest of the article here: Going It Alone