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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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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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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Bradley and Ivy

Ivy-Brandly

PROGRAM: HOPE HOUSE, DEAF-CENTERED (DHH) PROGRAM As a person who has been deaf since the age of 3, Bradley often struggled to find his way in a hearing world. After battling addiction and attempting recovery off and on for years, Bradley finally discovered the support he needed through the CaringWorks deaf-centered community at Hope House.…

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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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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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