Beauty from Ashes: Raven’s Journey

As a senior credit analyst, Raven was on a successful career path at a major bank. But over the course of five years, the stress and strain of the position grew to the point where it took a heavy toll on her physical and mental health. Finally, one day things came to head when she…

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“Honoring Georgia Veterans,” Closer Look with Rose Scott

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On Thursday’s special Veteran’s Day edition of Closer Look with Rose Scott, CaringWorks CEO Dr. Carol Collard sat down with program host Rose Scott to discuss the continuing challenges and successes of helping our veterans who are experiencing homelessness. It’s projected that at least 762 veterans in Georgia are unsheltered, with 191 of those based…

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Helping Veterans RISE Above Homelessness

Veteran's Day 2021

As we commemorate Veterans Day today, November 11, we’d like to shed some light on why our service members are often more at risk of becoming homeless, some of the current issues they are facing, and what we at CaringWorks are doing to help. Veterans make up about 6% of the population of the United…

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Commitment That Shows Results

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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CaringWorks Client receives emotional support from Ruckus, the boxer pup!

Matthew and Ruckus - RISE VA program

Matthew Brady is a participant in the RISE VA permanent supportive housing program. Matt has always had a great love for animals and his VA mental health team recommended that he obtain an emotional support animal to help with his ongoing treatment. After the appropriate paperwork was completed, CaringWorks approved his request to receive an…

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CaringWorks RISE VA Program


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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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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