Navigator Success Stories

The Navigators in the WorkLab network provide support and coaching to workers, help them access resources, and solve challenges that could affect their productivity and performance at work. Our Navigators are impacting workers’ lives every day, guiding them to find stability and progress toward their goals.

 

Getting Control Over Debt

Posted on January 10, 2019

Ben’s* wages were being garnished for over $7,000 in debt. He wasn’t left with enough to pay his bills.

Topics: financial stability, legal help

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Topics: financial stability, legal help

Providing for Her Grandson

Posted on October 25, 2018

Ruth* was struggling to pay her bills while adjusting to her new role as caregiver to her grandson. In addition to her overwhelming bills, Ruth was paying legal fees to help sort out custody issues.

Topics: financial stability, housing, legal help

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Topics: financial stability, housing, legal help

Falling Behind and Facing Eviction

Posted on July 12, 2018

Nicole* reached out her Navigator because she had been out of work on medical leave and fallen behind on her rental payments. She was in danger of being evicted and didn’t know what to do.

Topics: financial stability, housing, legal help, grants & loans

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Topics: financial stability, housing, legal help, grants & loans

Walking a Tightrope

Posted on July 5, 2018

Don* had been recently released from prison when his probation officer told him that he needed to enroll in counseling and attend a support group weekly to comply with his probation. Don didn’t know where to go or how to fit in these appointments without jeapordizing his job.

Topics: transportation, legal help, mental health, healthcare

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Topics: transportation, legal help, mental health, healthcare