Things are Turning Around

After a troubled past, including several run-ins with the law, Ray Sellers is grateful for the support he’s receiving through CaringWorks. “Things are turning around for me now since I’m on the program. That’s a blessing.” Ray grew up in Jonesboro, Ga. and was very close to his mom and sister. He lived with his…

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Caring for the Carer

Addressing mental health concerns is a critical part of CaringWorks’ mission to end homelessness. Helping our clients achieve long-term stable housing includes a multidisciplinary approach that often includes behavioral health services. Through a wide range of services delivered by our compassionate employees, our team lives up to the motto that “caring does work.” And as…

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Feeling Blessed

Although Connie Walker grew up in close-knit loving family, she didn’t feel like she fit in. “I always felt like an outcast,” she said. The oldest of eight siblings, Connie worked hard to help take care of her family—including caring for her mother—but she struggled with drug use and relapsed after her mother passed away.…

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“Homelessness nonprofit CaringWorks renovating greenspace to help with addiction recovery,” Northside Neighbor

  The CaringWorks Hope House courtyard renovation made possible through a grant by The Home Depot Foundation was featured in The Northside Neighbor. CaringWorks, one of the largest providers of supportive housing in the metropolitan Atlanta area for 20 years, received a $10,000 grant from The Home Depot Foundation to assist in restoring the courtyard…

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It’s Never Too Late

Reggie McKenzie had plans to attend Morehouse College and become an educator when he got out of the Army in 1979. But after experiencing a series of tragic events— including the brutal murder of his sister—Reggie spiraled down a path of drug and alcohol addiction that would last for 25 years. Throughout the years, Reggie…

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CaringWorks is collecting cleaning supplies for families in need

CaringWorks is hosting a drive for cleaning supplies. Donors have several options for giving: items can be purchased from a designated Amazon wish list here, donations can be made on the CaringWorks website here and specify the donation is for cleaning supplies, or cleaning supplies can be brought to the CaringWorks headquarters located at 2785 Lawrenceville Hwy,…

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“Oscar Best Picture nominee ‘CODA’ a big hit for local children of deaf adults,” WSB-TV2

Former CaringWorks Hope House resident Bradley Porter and his daughter Ivy Porter-Henderson were recently featured on a WSB-TV2 story by reporter Berndt Petersen regarding the blockbuster movie CODA. CODA, which stands for Child of Deaf Adults, hit home with Ivy who has gone through many of the same experiences as the lead character, 17-year-old Ruby…

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Hope Atlanta

Hope Atlanta Names Collard a Leader in Fight Against Homelessness

Carol Collard, President & CEO of CaringWorks, was recently featured on Hope Atlanta’s list of Georgians leading the charge against homelessness, housing inequity, and hunger. Click Here to View the Story.

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Howard School Students

Howard School Students Learn About Homelessness

The Howard School hosted an educational day of service on Valentine’s Day. The lower school students created welcome home baskets filled with cleaning supplies and paper goods for CaringWorks clients. Students learned about homelessness and how they can be part of ending homelessness, one family at a time. Click here to learn more about The…

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Looking Back, Looking Ahead

2022 Letter: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Housing. Help. Hope. A promise made 20 years ago. A promise that still resonates today. As we navigate a pandemic and turbulent social and political waters, CaringWorks remains resilient and laser focused on its mission. When CaringWorks launched in 2002, I could not have foreseen where we would be today.  My focus, then as it…

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