Robert was homeless for more than 10 years. Before that he had a wife and a job that drug addiction stole from him. He became very despondent and bitter about life and people. Through a kind touch from the Elk Grove Food Bank his outer protective shell was cracked. Teamed up with a HART mentor and the support of the Grace House Robert made amazing changes in returning to the worthy and social man he once was. Having suffered numerous injuries and not obtaining medical care Robert suffers from debilitating illnesses. Through the work of HART Robert obtained a medical disability and was placed into a permanent supportive home.