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

Georgia CEO

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

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

McKesson Technologies Gifts

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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Atlanta Chronicle Celebrates CaringWorks

Carol Collard Atlanta Business Chronicle

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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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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