Tyrone’s Journey Back to Fatherhood

Tyrone is the Program Coordinator for The Healing Place For Men. He has four children and is now a grandfather.  “One of the best feelings I get to have is that I can show guys like me that they can make amends with their the families and stay on the right path,” he says. “Staying […]

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How to Donate Furniture Responsibly With CARITAS

Article written by Abundance Organizing Do you have a mindful eye on prioritizing the planet? Are you looking for ways to increase sustainability? At Abundance Organizing, we are committed to offering eco-friendly organizing solutions and products and to teaching our clients how to increase sustainability within their households. Donating responsibly is one way we can all […]

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From CARITAS Works to Working: Mo’s Story 

When Anthony “Mo” commenced from the CARITAS Works program seven years ago, he was nervous about finding a job. He had child support payments, court fines, and a long history of incarceration and drug use. He was ready to work and needed to start earning. That evening, he went to an NA meeting and shared […]

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Recovery + Fitness in the Stacey Dendy Fitness Center

In the heart of the CARITAS Center is the Stacey Dendy Fitness Center. Here, women in The Healing Place program can come whenever they’d like to infuse physical fitness into their recovery journey.  Thanks to generous funding from family and friends of Stacey Dendy, CARITAS is also able to welcome talented instructors from the community to […]


The Healing Place Takes on the Monument Avenue 10k

Talk about heart! This February, approximately 20 of our recovery program participants are training for the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k. Running and walking alongside them will be 15+ volunteer coaches from throughout the Richmond community. One of those is Sara Sitkiewicz who has led the training team efforts for the past 10 years.  “We coaches come […]