“Building a healthy community is not an easy task nor is it for one entity to get the job done. It truly takes a village with a vision to understand and undertake a mission to promote and support all aspects of wellness, while improving the overall well being of individuals and families, in creating a better community.”
The team consists of the following organizations:
Social Concepts and Development Services is an organization with a goal of bettering the community by becoming a bridge to all aspects of wellness. Our focus is on Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Eight Dimensions of Wellness: Physical, Social, Occupational, Intellectual, Financial, Emotional, Spiritual, and Environmental.
Sweetwater Mission (formerly known as Christian Aid Mission Partners Partnership-C.A.M.P), a non-profit charitable organization whose mission is to provide basic needs such as a Food Pantry, Clothes Closet, Family Support, Work Training and Life Skills, Social Enterprise, along with several organizations, have teamed up to promote wellness starting here in the City of Austell.
NAMI Cobb NAMI enjoys a reputation as “the nation’s voice on mental illness.” We make that reputation real on a daily basis, both as the largest grassroots advocacy organization addressing mental illness and as the way people whose lives have been affected by mental illness find their individual and collective voice. NAMI recognizes that the key concepts of recovery, resiliency and support are essential to improving the wellness and quality of life of all persons affected by mental illness. Mental illnesses should not be an obstacle to a full and meaningful life for persons who live with them.
Austell Community Taskforce is a resident-lead community-based umbrella organization in Cobb County Georgia founded in 2001. Our purpose is to systematically identify, connect, develop and leverage resources within the community for a sustainable future. ACT Membership is comprised of residents, large and small business, faith groups, and safety officials. Collaborative partnerships exist with local business associations and government agencies.
Powder Springs Community Taskforce is a 501c3 non-profit organization that consists of an integrated team of concerned and caring citizens partnered with schools, civic groups, community, and business leaders in developing tangible solutions, opportunities, support, and resources which enhance the quality of life in the Powder Springs community.
Creative Services International is comprised of experts who have worked in the information technology, print and online/web industries for a combined total of over 40 years. CSI, Inc. has a proven track record in designing, implementing and integrating cost-effective, technical, computer network, web and print solutions to meet the challenging needs of today’s businesses. The company is privately owned and operated by Alvin and Carol Dunlop, both of whom bring to the table an in-depth knowledge of the ever-changing computer, web and print industries. The list of services includes: website creation, system analysis, and network renovation.
A Wholistic Approach LLC Queen has been serving in various capacities for over 25 years. She is a well-loved, respected author, speaker, professional trainer and health & wellness coach. She is often referred to as one of the most forward thinking and innovative subject matter experts in the field of aging and affordable housing.
Strength Through Faith Community Center, Inc. (STFCC) also known as Connecting Generations, mission is to address the social needs that both youth and seniors have in common by engaging them both in intergenerational activities that build trust and dispel prejudices. By bridging the gap between two generations it will promote support, caring, and guidance for our two most vulnerable members of society, the elderly and youth.
The Heart Matters Wellness, LLC By visiting HeartMattersWellness.com, you have taken a step to becoming well. Overcoming this first barrier may enable you to move toward a more satisfying and fulfilled life. If you need a safe and inviting atmosphere to tell your story, learn appropriate coping skills to change what is not working and achieve healing (from challenges related to depressed mood, anxiety, feeling burnt out and overwhelmed, relational concerns, school issues, parenting, grief, loss and anger), you have stopped at the right page! I offer a non-judgmental strength-based atmosphere to empower you with tools to support your wellness. If you are ready to examine your life and take some steps to understand the challenges you are experiencing, I am ready to be present and take this journey with you. I am a dedicated professional ready to listen and offer compassionate alternatives to help you achieve and maintain your personal and emotional well-being.
Surviving Transitions Our Mission is to develop, nurture, strengthen, and maintain relationships that impact individuals’ current position in life or overall functioning to achieve their goals. It is our duty to provide skillful interventions in a timely manner to address the specific needs, or issues that led individuals to seek professional treatment. At Surviving Transitions, we are committed to provide quality, comprehensive mental health services, substance abuse, and whole health services to the community by facilitating positive changes with individuals and their families.