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The traumatizing effects of homelessness on families can have long lasting consequences, especially for children who often miss considerable amounts of school due to their newly disrupted life. Without a solid education, these children may struggle in the future to secure stable jobs which then places them at risk of entering back into homelessness. Additionally, homelessness in the United States comes with an attached stigma of being lazy, amoral, or even delinquent, so for parents or single mothers, the shame of being homeless can prevent them from seeking assistance and creates a barrier between them and the surrounding community. This project seeks to explore and develop strategies that facilitate the creation of a dignified living situation as a means of breaking down the barrier of homelessness by dismantling preconceived perceptions of homelessness.