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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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. [...]