Stacy Leonard and her family family are one of 65 Jacksonville families JALA has assisted in the last year through the City of Jacksonville’s Foreclosure Intervention Program, which helps residents stay in their homes and stop the foreclosure process by providing mortgage counseling, direct mortgage “catch-up” assistance, loan modification and refinance counseling, and a course in budget and financial literacy.

For almost three years, Stacy Leonard had been traveling back and forth from Jacksonville to Miami to care for her mother who had suffered a stroke and was developing dementia.

As her mother’s health began failing, she also had to take over the care of a brother with disabilities, who had always been looked after by their mother. As it turned out, both mother and son developed cancer as well.

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