Hello and Good morning,I’m the sister/caretaker of Jess and we are in dire need of assistance with housing yet at the same time in a position where we have to pay her medical bills and physical therapy(I feel like I’m stuck in the middle of picking one or the other which really breaks me down at times n stresses me into a corner crying because both we need severely but can only pick one because I don’t have ability or help to pay for both yet) .My 25y/o sister suffers from CHRONIC PTSD and schizophrenia,Chronic bipolar disorder,Chronic homelessness and chronic substance abuse (for the last 10yrs of her young life) ,most recently added to her list is being mentally ill/disabled from being the Victim of a Hit&Run (she’s recovering from several facial fractures,doctors say she’ll be stuck with damage to the brain.) My sisters Chronic disorders were not brought on by a choice of her own,when she was roughly around 17 her then much older boyfriend (that was extremely abusive,that left her several times battered beyond recognition and also caused her to suffer miscarriage of her twins and also Human Trafficking her,yet would go above and beyond any measure we as her family took/tried taking to get her back home and away from him so it was one hell of a long battle fo us all.) was Gruesomely murdered while both were in the car about to make a left turn at the stop lights I say about three houses from his to go home. He was shot in the head from the outside of the car which caused his physical eyeballs to protrude from his head onto mysister and also other pieces of flesh of his.There’s so much detail to the story but I’ll try to keep it short and maybe we can speak about it later , but for that reason and others like the fact of her child’s fathers grandfather (Please keep  in mind the as I refer to the child’s grandfather it is a no connection to the man we speak of that is now deceased, is actually her biological sons Father’s grandfather) Please keep in mind the child’s grandfather mind and other at the time so-called friends that were trying to provide support and help to her for her experience coaxed her into illegal drugs and from there she lost Control of her self ,I mean honestly who wouldn’t she was so young and tender I mean come on now she had a baby at 13 And if an adult body is it supposed to be intoxicated with illegal drugs I’m sure the situation even worse for a younger person like yourself.That is a rough draft of my sister/her life now fast forward to today here we are in Klamath Falls Oregon as of January 4, 2021.January 4 she was released From San Joaquin General Hospital In French Camp California to me As her caretaker and sister.With no other family and no other option for her and her well-being and best interest in my mind I had to give up my job as a union worker At the Port of Oakland California and use the only 2000$ that I’ve had saved in my bank to provide her a STABLE FIGHTING OPPORTUNITY AT A GOOD LIFE ,recovery,chance to be a mother again,Clothing,Food And housing which is only enough for two months at a motel here in Klamath Falls Oregon,By no means what I have any other way I am happy and grateful I can be here for my sister because that’s what family supposed to do but I seriously need help with the most important and that’s housing and food  and her upcoming dire need for medical help/bills (in our transition to a new state the process of changing all legal info is time consuming) please?

(OUR PARENTS ARE LIFELONG DRUG ABUSERS AND HAVE BEEN ABSENT MOST OF OUR LIFE,we’ve Been raised by family and the state of California in which means foster care,And although I’ve contacted them so many times within the past years about my sister’s condition and even more so now now that it’s more serious and they have put zero Effort forth for their daughter in anyway) Please I hope to all who read this you guys can find in your heart to help me help my sister, I think you so much now and may God bless you all!


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Vanessa Ortiz 
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