‘Help creating hope’: Salt Lake’s one-stop shop for homeless services debuts

SALT LAKE CITY — Arya Cunningham said she’s been "stuck" at the Road Home for about seven months, ever since her family kicked her out. "It’s so difficult to get out of (shelter) once you’re there," said Cunningham, a transgender woman. "I never wanted to be homeless." The 26-year-old said she applied for housing and financial assistance right when she landed at the downtown shelter, but "seven months later, still nothing." Cunningham also struggles with multiple behavioral health issues, including anxiety, depression and ADHD, she said, making it difficult for her to hold a steady job. On top of all that, she’s had a cavity in one of her teeth… Read More

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