Three times a week, an Uber ride on Indianapolis’ East Side helps to perserve the life of bright-eyed, 11-year-old Jay’Shawn Roberson. Hoosier housing experts say the coronavirus has put added pressure on many families. Two-thirds of the people in family shelters in Indiana are Black, she says. A number of factors, including unemployment and housing loss exacerbated by the pandemic, have increased the needs of families experiencing homelessness. It also has expanded outreach to unsheltered families at high risk for contracting the virus for rapid rehousing.
At Wellness Axis we want to encourage habits of wellness, Increase awareness of factors and resources contributing to well-being, Inspire and empower individuals to take responsibility for their own health, and to support a sense of community. Wellness can be thought of as the quality or state of being in good health.