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Meet Bonnie, Our New Safe Off the Streets Intake Coordinator Bonnie Woolridge has a favorite saying: “You’ve got to feel; deal, then you get to heal.” She’ll be our new Safe Off the Streets (SOTS) Intake Coordinator at The Healing Place for Women. Like the rest of our recovery staff, she has her own story […]
Every year on Valentine’s Day, Tommy Evans celebrates something special: his sobriety, which started in 2007. That was the day he began the residential recovery program at The Healing Place Tommy speaks highly of his family and his upbringing. Drinking in high school led to drug experimentation in college, which led to regular heroin and […]
We miss our volunteers! Because of COVID-19, we’ve had to limit our in-person volunteer opportunities. Our urgent mission remains. We need your help to break the cycles of homelessness and addiction in the Richmond area. There are a number of ways you can help our programs thrive from a safe distance! Here are a few […]
Meet our new Program Manager for The Healing Place for Women: Tara Lloyd. “My personal mission is to help women recover from a hopeless state of mind and body,” Tara says. “Now, my work experience can fully align with my personal mission.” Tara graduated with a communications degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has work […]
Dear CARITAS Family: Many of us have witnessed or participated in the events of the past weeks. We have taken to the streets to protest police brutality against people of color, to proclaim that George Floyd and others who came before him matter — Black Lives indeed Matter — and to demand changes to the […]