Before coming to CityTeam and pursuing recovery, Daniel turned to alcohol to escape. Living a life without hope, he had no will to live. Today, Daniel is living a full and sober life. He is valued in the CityTeam Connect overnight shelter, where he finds deep purpose “living and learning” together with his community. Daniel is now a man of ambition; he’s pursuing his goals of becoming a drug and alcohol counselor and purchasing a home.
LIVING AND LEARNING TOGETHER
“Growing up in Oakland, you can experience a lot of different types of people. As a sixteen-year old, I thought it was cool to hang out with friends that drank and did drugs. That kind of lifestyle lead me to homelessness and being on the run. Running away from friends and family[…]