I was working with a local offshoot organization of the City in which i live. One lady who had dropped by looking for assistance from us and was met with repeated, i'm sorry we can't help you comments, because we couldn't. Finally shows up one last time telling us how because of us she had no money and had to resort to prositiution, which she had gotten arrested for the night before. We we asked why she didn't go to the local social assistance office if she was that desperate and she stated... and i quote
" I have too much dignity for that"