Lost My Job, Relationship & House

A long story short. About a month and change ago I came home to find something on the bedroom floor that was not mine but another man's or my fiancees.  

The pictures attached are of me sleeping on the floor in attic that I'm only allowed to be in for the next week or two. And the stuff in my van. I am living out of it best I can without freezing. The only shelter around is full.  

Since then, I moved into a efficiency building with rooms for rent but they abruptly closed down. Permanently. They also did not refund me almost 300$ I could have used towards another place.  

I lost one job, the other is new and I have awhile before I get a first paycheck. I have nobody or nowhere to turn. My mother died two years ago and we weren't close. My father doesn't have the means to temporarily help me. A couple close friends are just barely keeping it together.  

I cannot move back in with the ex. Heck, she is probably moving out from the old place herself soon & surely a person can't be expected to go back to that. The emotional stuff I've been dealing with (we were almost together 10 years) is hard enough to bear. I'm trying. 

This is just a simple request to see if I can get some help for temp housing until I can get back on my feet. I'm almost willing to pay people back who can, when I can. Please. If you can. It'll be at least a month or more til I might have the funds to do it myself. I already had to leave a lot of belongings behind. She still has my pet of several years & the rest of my stuff is packed away in my van. It's getting really cold out and the only reason I haven't sold my van is because it's pretty much all I have as a backup to live out of and survive before Winter hits.

I barely paid insurance to get by for October as is. Thank god the van is owned/paid off.

I have a cheap place I found at 250$ a week but trying to get a months rent (and gas money, hygiene products) to stay afloat until I have money saved to try to move in 

Thank you for reading. God Bless.


Steven McFly Penrod
Waterford, MI

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