Author: Sarah Amandolare

For Homeless Women, Health Insurance Not Enough

Rochelle Gibson arrived on Skid Row in bad shape. She’d twisted her ankle on a curb  and lost a front tooth in a fight. Alone and fresh from jail, Gibson had no identification or place to sleep. The Anne Douglas Center for Women told Gibson she could stay if she got a physical, and then led her across the street to the LA Christian Health Centers clinic. That was five months ago.

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