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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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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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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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CaringWorks Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Chris Hester, Nonprofit Finance Executive, Joins CaringWorks Team CaringWorks, a nonprofit agency working to end homelessness by providing access to safe, affordable housing and support services, today announced the appointment of Chris Hester as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). As CFO, Hester ensures CaringWorks complies with all financial and reporting standards and acts as…

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Many fear looming housing, homelessness ‘crisis’ amid hold on evictions

Many fear looming housing, homelessness ‘crisis’ amid hold on evictions

Monica Griffin, 51, knows what it feels like to be evicted. She was forced to move in with a friend last year after not being able to afford rent and utilities at her last place in Gwinnett. With the help of CaringWorks, a local nonprofit, she was able to eventually find stable and affordable housing, moving into a Stonecrest-area apartment with her teenage daughter in December.

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CaringWorks Earns National Grant to Expand Deaf and Hard of Hearing Support Services During COVID-19 Crisis

CaringWorks, a non-profit agency working to end homelessness by providing access to safe, affordable housing and support services, today announced it received a micro-grant from Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD) to help expand health resources for its homeless and deaf clients during COVID-19. Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD), the largest deaf-led social impact…

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CaringWorks Hosts Whole Health and Wellness Day, Offers Free Health Screenings to Community

WHO: CaringWorks, a non-profit agency working to end homelessness by providing access to safe, affordable housing and support services. Health TRUST Rockdale (HTR), the grant-making division of the Hospital Authority of Rockdale County. WHAT: Whole Health and Wellness Day is an effort to build a healthier community through free health screenings. The event is sponsored…

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CaringWorks Acquires RISE VA Program

Program empowers veterans to achieve resiliency and independence CaringWorks, a non-profit agency working to end homelessness by providing access to safe, affordable housing and support services, recently acquired the RISE VA program. The program empowers veterans to become self-sufficient by providing housing and essential support services. RISE VA is made possible by a U.S. Housing…

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Helping Each Other Out – Local Business Group Purchases Easter Dinner for Hope House Residents

CaringWorks, a non-profit agency working to end homelessness by providing access to safe, affordable housing and support services, will host the inaugural Hope House Heroes event on Thursday, April 2, from 7:30 – 9 a.m. The event takes place at the Carter Center, located at 453 John Lewis Freedom Parkway NE in Atlanta. The event…

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