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CaringWorks Receives Healthcare Georgia Foundation Direct Services Grant

CaringWorks is very proud to be a recipient of the Healthcare Georgia Foundation Direct Services Grant. This grant will support the implementation and evaluation of the Community Health Worker (CHW) evidence-based model to prevent, manage, and reduce risk factors for cardiovascular disease (heart disease and stroke). According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is…

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Back to School Bash with Free School Supplies and Groceries

Join Families First, Starbucks, Target and Kroger on July 24 from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm for the Back-to-School Bash! Experience fun ways for the entire family to learn through music, art, sports and design, as well as FREE lunch, groceries from Kroger, back-to-school supplies, COVID vaccinations and entertainment. The Back-to-School Bash gets families ready…

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Elevating lives with ASPIRE

For homeless men, women, and children, a common cold quickly becomes pneumonia…undetected high blood pressure becomes a stroke…or untreated diabetes becomes kidney failure. Ultimately, unequal access to healthcare becomes a life cut short––and that is a fact that we simply cannot live with. At CaringWorks, we aspire to a much higher standard for our clients’…

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CaringWorks Clients Succeed

61% of our clients graduated from CaringWorks to pursue additional treatment or permanent housing during 2020. The remaining clients continue to work toward their goals of stable housing, better health and a higher quality of life for themselves and their children.

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Perceive-Homelessness

How Do You Perceive Homelessness?

How the public perceives homelessness has a large impact on a city’s policies. Society tends to blame the individual for being homeless due to a variety of factors. Actually, research shows that it is the increasing shortage of affordable housing, lack of employment, and a living wage that often put a person at risk. This…

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CaringWorks’ Mission Continued During Pandemic

CaringWorks served 631 households in 2020, an increase over past years. This just shows that our Mission continued during the pandemic. CaringWorks Mission is to reduce homelessness and empower the marginalized by providing access to housing and services that foster dignity, self-sufficiency, and wellbeing. CaringWorks offers chronically homeless clients access to housing, case management support,…

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Carol Collard Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta Chronicle Celebrates CaringWorks

Carol Collard’s career went from working in home-building to home-acquiring. After earning her master’s degree in social work in 2001, she founded CaringWorks Inc., in 2002, a nonprofit to assist people experiencing chronic homelessness. The organization’s thousands of clients include people with mental illness and substance use disorders, families and veterans.

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