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Metro Atlanta CEO: CaringWorks Receives Nearly $1 Million in Federal Funding

CaringWorks was recently featured in Metro Atlanta CEO. “CaringWorks, one of the largest providers of supportive housing in the metropolitan Atlanta area, was named a recipient of a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grant of nearly $1 million over two years funded by the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) of 2021 and the…

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Carol Collard Named to Atlanta 500 by Atlanta Magazine

Carol Collard was part of an illustrious group of our community named to the Atlanta 500 (page 133) by Atlanta Magazine. Here’s what Atlanta Magazine had to say: “Carol Collard became a passionate participant in the fight to reduce homelessness while working for Progressive Redevelopment Inc. In 1998, Collard returned to school to study social…

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Bradley and Ivy

PROGRAM: HOPE HOUSE, DEAF-CENTERED (DHH) PROGRAM As a person who has been deaf since the age of 3, Bradley often struggled to find his way in a hearing world. After battling addiction and attempting recovery off and on for years, Bradley finally discovered the support he needed through the CaringWorks deaf-centered community at Hope House.…

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Four Types of Homelessness

Did You Know There Are Four Types of Homelessness?

When most people see someone who is homeless, they assume that they have been that way for a long time. The truth is, there is much more to the lives of the unhoused men, women, and children around us than meets the eye. There are various nuances to the experience of homelessness and each person…

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Beauty from Ashes: Raven’s Journey

As a senior credit analyst, Raven was on a successful career path at a major bank. But over the course of five years, the stress and strain of the position grew to the point where it took a heavy toll on her physical and mental health. Finally, one day things came to head when she…

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McKesson Technologies Gifts

“Homeless receive gifts for the holidays in Metro-Atlanta,” South Metro Neighbor

Neighbor Newspapers reported on clients of Decatur-based CaringWorks, one of the largest providers of supportive housing for those experiencing homelessness in the metropolitan Atlanta area, receiving items from their Christmas wish list thanks to generous donations from the team at McKesson Technologies. “I feel appreciated and like you care. Not just giving the gifts, but…

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CaringWorks McKesson Cares Deliveries

CaringWorks McKesson Cares Deliveries

McKesson provided 70 personalized gifts to over 30 CaringWorks’ clients in the past few days. Clients created their lists, including both “needs” and “wants” and McKesson employees in the technology division were happy to fulfill their wishes for the holidays. Deliveries will continue next week. You can help fulfill the wishes for the 90 men…

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November is Homelessness Awareness Month: 3 encouraging things you need to know

The man holding a sign at a busy intersection. The woman asking for help in a crowded parking lot. These occurrences and many more serve as frequent reminders of the heartbreaking issue of homelessness that is prevalent throughout communities across Georgia––a very discouraging fact. But this November during Homelessness Awareness Month, we want to shed…

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“Honoring Georgia Veterans,” Closer Look with Rose Scott

On Thursday’s special Veteran’s Day edition of Closer Look with Rose Scott, CaringWorks CEO Dr. Carol Collard sat down with program host Rose Scott to discuss the continuing challenges and successes of helping our veterans who are experiencing homelessness. It’s projected that at least 762 veterans in Georgia are unsheltered, with 191 of those based…

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Veteran's Day 2021

Helping Veterans RISE Above Homelessness

As we commemorate Veterans Day today, November 11, we’d like to shed some light on why our service members are often more at risk of becoming homeless, some of the current issues they are facing, and what we at CaringWorks are doing to help. Veterans make up about 6% of the population of the United…

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