*Robert and his wife *Lena applied for assistance with their rent after losing their household income. Due to COVID-19 closure of casinos and non-essential businesses both *Robert and *Lena have been unable to work and provide for themselves and their 8-year-old son. As an independent contractor, *Robert like many others has had a hard time getting through to unemployment to file a claim. The family is still waiting to receive their Economic Impact Payment and were hoping to have that and unemployment to pay their rent and other household expenses during this time. *Robert recently signed up to attend the Family Promise of Las Vegas' online Financial Literacy workshop that is being offered via Zoom. He will also be by next week to pick up a box of produce through a donation Family Promise of Las Vegas will be receiving. *Robert continues to express his gratitude for the rental assistance he and his family received during this difficult time.
*Names have been changed to respect client privacy