From WOWT 6 News. Watch the full video here.
Demetrius Gatson says, “25% of the people who are released that are women don’t have housing. They have, they go to shelters, they go to treatment facilities, some of them go back into the streets and then they are right back in jail or prison.”
Before women are accepted as tenants at Queen’s Butterfly House they must have the will to stay sober and change. They must also complete 40 hours of community service. Once accepted, they are required to pay rent, follow curfew, among other house rules.
Queen’s Butterfly House and EXPO are part of the Nation network A New Way of Life