Martha - RISE ATLANTA program

At CaringWorks, we are proud of the work and commitment of our clients to reach their goals. Those goals might include sobriety, reconnection with family, employment, addressing health concerns, and permanent housing. Our Case Managers are there to support and walk along-side their clients every step of the way. In our RISE ATLANTA program, we…

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Matthew and Ruckus - RISE VA program

Matthew is a participant in the RISE VA permanent supportive housing program for veterans. since July 2019. Matt has always had a great love for animals and his VA mental health team recommended he obtain an emotional support animal to help with his ongoing treatment. CaringWorks worked with the landlord on Matt’s behalf to gain…

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aging-homeless

September is Healthy Aging Month and many organizations are promoting healthy living for seniors. At CaringWorks, we understand the unique health challenges facing the elderly population who have experienced homelessness. Just a few of the health problems they may be facing include chronic substance abuse, mental illness, chronic pulmonary disease, vascular disease, hypertension, urinary incontinence,…

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RISE-FB

RISE VA is a HUD funded Dekalb County Continuum of Care Permanent Supportive Housing program that was originally started in Dec. 2012. CaringWorks adopted the program from another non-profit agency in 2019 and all existing clients transferred with the program. A Permanent Supportive Housing Program (PSH) allows clients to obtain housing with case management services…

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amazon-smile-donate

Did you know that you can donate to CaringWorks at not cost to you by simply shopping at Amazon? All you have to do is follow this link to add CaringWorks as your charity of choice on Smile.Amazon.com. Once activated, Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to CaringWorks with no fees and no extra…

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D-Smith-Blog-Header

On June 27, 2021, CaringWorks lost one of our most beloved clients, Dwayne “Mohawk” Smith. His brave battle with cancer in recent months was a powerful reminder of the indomitable spirit that he displayed in the face of life’s toughest challenges. With courage and a smile, Dwayne fought the good fight and finished as a hero, faithful to the end.

Despite his large stature, Dwayne was a kind, gentle bear of a man who offered a big smile to everyone he met. But he had a special place in his heart for those suffering from addiction––a battle that he had valiantly fought and overcome in his own life.

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healthcare-georgia-foundation

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

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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ASPIRE-Blog

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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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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