No, she is very despondent (possibly depressed) and doesn't think she's will get any help from her LA considering that she works, albeit, not earning much to cover rent in the area.
Her attitude is partly down to past dealings with the LA who at the time told her that she didn't qualify for any housing assistance when she tried to apply for housing.
This was back in November when she didn't have a child then. She called the housing department to ask what helped she qualified for and they asked her few questions over the phone like if she was in the Armed Forces, whether she had any disabilities or children etc. At the end they told her that they can't help her and advised her to look forrent in the private sector if she wanted her own place.She wasn't incurring any rent at that time because she was staying with the brother-in-law.