LuLu’s Story

By tdriver | October 23, 2015

If you know anything about The Extension, you know we have many, many success stories.  We don’t claim to be perfect but our results speak for themselves.  Read on for a story as told by the daughter of one of our success stories. Eight years ago, the day before my birthday, my father enrolled at…

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We’re Looking for a Few Special People with a Few Special Skills

By tdriver | August 4, 2015

Volunteers come in all figurative shapes and sizes, and we love them all. Group and individual volunteers prepare and serve meals, answer the phones, lead like skills programs, write thank you letters, trim the hedges and do all sorts of needed tasks. Every day volunteers are at our facilities making a difference. Their impact is…

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The Extension’s New Co-Ed Softball Team Readies for the New Season

By tdriver | August 3, 2015

Making their debut in the Cobb County Parks and Rec League, The Extension United, a co-ed team made up of residents in our women’s program and alumni of our men’s program join our existing men’s resident team and men’s alumni team for the fall season beginning this month. Our men’s resident team has played every…

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Straight Edge Tattoo in Woodstock Supports The Extension

By tdriver | August 3, 2015

Our good friends at Straight Edge Tattoo in Woodstock are donating 20% of their proceeds to The Extension in August. If you’ve been thinking about getting a tattoo—either your first one or your hundredth—there’s never been a better time. Even if you are just considering a tattoo, stop by and talk to the good folks…

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The Extension Welcomes Three New Board Members

By tdriver | July 24, 2015

Three new Board members, Daniel Johnson, Peter Tennis and Tracy Lawhorn were elected at the July Board of Directors meeting to three year terms. We’re excited to have Daniel, Peter and Tracy join the Board, as they strive to help raise funds, provide program and financial oversight and fulfill the important duties of the Board…

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Employment Rate for Residents Continues to Increase

By tdriver | July 10, 2015

We are thrilled to report that 87% of the residents, who have been in the program at least 45 days at our men’s facility, are employed fulltime. This follows a trend that began last year when the rate topped 80% for the first time in several years. Virtually all of our residents who reach the 60…

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