Aug 22 2019

A Little Sunshine

By | August 22nd, 2019|Success Stories|0 Comments

Just bringing a little sunshine to your day! We had a former client come to see us today! He has his own place, is still working, and is doing well! Happy for him! This is why we do what we do.

Feb 20 2019

Congrats Mr. Denver Burton!

By | February 20th, 2019|Success Stories, Success Story 1|0 Comments

CLIENT SUCCESS SPOTLIGHT Congratulations Mr. Denver Burton! CONGRATULATIONS to Mr. Denver Burton who moved into his apartment at O’Hern House this month!!! He faced many barriers to housing and with help and support from our AMAZING staff at The Evolution Center, he was able to reach his goal of obtaining housing. While at The [...]

Dec 19 2018

Mr. Bedford Gets His Own Home

By | December 19th, 2018|Success Stories, Success Story 2|0 Comments

Mr. Joe Bedford got an early Christmas present -- a home of his own. As a resident of the Evolution Center he was able to transition to his own apartment through the help of the Bridges to Homes project. Mr. Bedford has been homeless since 2007, and he says he is “just glad” that he has a place [...]

Nov 1 2018

Thankful for Financial Literacy

By | November 1st, 2018|Success Stories, Success Story 3|0 Comments

Our client Jimmy Lockett’s smile says it all. This week he reached a major milestone: He opened his very first checking account! He said he’s excited to set up direct deposits through his job so he won’t have to carry cash around any more, and so he can avoid the heavy check [...]

Oct 18 2018

Mr. Marvin Ware is the Picture of Success with Gateway Center’s Upward Program

By | October 18th, 2018|Success Stories|0 Comments

Mr. Marvin Ware was a member of the Gateway Center's Upward Program for approximately 6 months. Mr. Ware was referred initially to Gateway Center' s Veteran program. However, Mr. Ware requested to be a member of the Upper Program instead of the VA program to better ensure he addressed his need to maintain his sobriety. At the [...]

Aug 14 2018

Mr. Christopher Brooks

By | August 14th, 2018|Success Stories|0 Comments

 Christopher Brooks is one of many clients who has recently found #AWayHomethrough Gateway Center. Having been homeless for four years, he arrived in Atlanta two years ago hoping to finally end his homelessness. After receiving his assessment from our ClearPath @ Gateway Center team, Mr. Brooks was placed in Gateway Center’s Evolution Center (low-barrier shelter). In [...]

Mar 21 2018

Chef and Culinary Executive Jason Alexander Helps Others Rise as a GWC Resident Intern

By | March 21st, 2018|Success Stories|0 Comments

Jason Alexander was a successful baker, chef, and saucier and who also has 15 years of experience in corporate management in the food service industry. Jason’s homelessness began when he was involved in a fire; he lost everything and began to migrate from state-to-state to try to reestablish himself, but he had little success. [...]

Dec 11 2015

Homeless Veteran Reconnects with Family After 22 Years

By | December 11th, 2015|News, Staff Story 3, Success Stories, Voices|0 Comments

German Leon left his home to join the army when he was just 18 years old. Now 53, Mr. Leon has been displaced from his family for over 22 years. Until today, that is. On Friday December 4th, Mr. Leon and his care team huddled together and waited for his sister to arrive. After weeks of [...]

Aug 26 2015

Eugene’s Story: Change is Possible

By | August 26th, 2015|Success Stories|0 Comments

Eugene Henry, 63, wears a crisp suit and carries a briefcase in hand at all times. His friends and family call him "Bubby." He's an older gentleman with grandkids and a twinkle in his eye. Mr. Henry arrived at Gateway in December 2013 and, although he was in a new and unfamiliar place, he had [...]

May 6 2015

William Tolbert, 66, Ends Homelessness and Discovers Vocation

By | May 6th, 2015|Staff Story 3, Success Stories, Voices|0 Comments

Mr. William Tolbert is living, breathing proof that it’s never too late to change. At the age of 66, after over 15 years of chronic homelessness, Mr. Tolbert experienced a 360° shift in his outlook on life thanks to GWC. Mr. Tolbert, an Atlanta native, passed by Gateway thousands of times before finally coming inside. [...]

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