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The Extension Inc

Rating: 4.85 stars   20 reviews 995

Nonprofit Issues:

Homeless & Housing

Address:

PO Box 793 Marietta GA 30061 USA

Mission:

Target demographics:

homeless individuals in recovery from substance abuse

Geographic areas served:

Marietta, GA

Programs:

a long-term, state licensed residential recovery program.

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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I came into the Extension directly from the hospital after a 9 day stay due to an intentional overdose. When I arrived I had nothing, including no hope. It has been two years since that day and I am still sober and doing well. I credit the Extension for saving my life and putting me on the path to a life better than anything I have ever experienced before. The spirit of God dwells in this place, and those that work there are doing His work.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

If it wasn't for the extension my relationship with my family and fianće wouldn't have been as strong as it is today. Because of the extension they gave my fianće's his life back and made us stronger than we will ever be. This place really does make miracles happen.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

This is an amazing organization that truly saves lives and heals families. The residents receive comprehensive addiction counseling, education services, financial management classes and family counseling. The organization serves both men and women, on separate campuse. They come to us after living on the streets or in the woods, and leave as sober, employed, productive members of society and reunited with their families.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I have been a board member for 9 years, and have seen the amazing life-changing results in our residents. They come to us broken, and they are able, with God's grace and their own work of recovery, to become healthy productive citizens of their community. We depend on the community for funding and volunteers who are essential to the health of the organization.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Although health issues required me to complete my rehab program at another program, I had the opportunity to do my first 3 weeks at The Extension. This place is more than a rehab or shelter- it's a family.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I am forever grateful for the Extension!!! Short and sweet I am the man I was intended by god to be today!!!The extension taught and gave me a understanding of life I had never heard of!!! The Extension is my home away from home in Howell,Mi.!!!!!

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

The extension gave me a new life!!! I am forever grateful for what the extension taught me about life it taught me how to be a dad a son a friend and a brother!! It is truly a GOD thing and GOD lives there the staff is amazing and all of the people behind the scenes are amazing as well I will forever be indebted to the extension for saving my life!! I suggest that everyone come check out what we do on Thursday night at 6pm it's amazing and the spiritual energy and power that runs through JJ when he speaks is truly from GOD thank you to every person who has helped the extension grow I'm forever grateful!!!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

I volunteer at the Women's Extension. This place is the best recovery home I have ever volunteered at in the 19 years I have been in recovery working with women. They get a well rounded program. Not only 12 step programs but counseling as well. The ladies get the chance to work on all aspects of their recovery. The volunteers that come here are awesome also.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Don't change anything. You all do it all.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

I was a resident there for 15 months. I was a hopeless drunk who was headed for prison or death. I learned to live sober and be accountable for my decisions. You slowly become hopeful and develop an entirely new way of looking at life. 5 years later it's still the best decision I've EVER made.

Stevie F.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

When I arrived @ The Extension I was homeless,broke and addicted,they took me in and It felt like home from the first day.Now I am a productive member of society instead of a burden.This place changed my life.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

The Extension is a great non profit because they help people who are down and out and have no money. I am so glad that this organization is around. The environment is friendly and welcoming and the results are clear to see.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Make it bigger to serve more

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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