Over 1.8 million nonprofits and charities for donors, volunteers and funders

2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit

Saara Of Virginia Inc

441 pageviews

Add to Favorites

Share this Nonprofit

Donate

Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Mental Health, Substance Abuse Dependency, Prevention & Treatment

Mission: The organization's mission is to celebrate, support, and advocate for resources and services for the prevention of and recovery from substance abuse and addiction. Saara of virginia promotes social, educational, legal, research, and health care resources that support accessible, effective, and accountable addiction prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery.

Target demographics: those in recovery

Geographic areas served: Virginia

Programs: group meetings, recovery training and an AliveRVA Warmline which is open 24/7.

Community Stories

14 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I cannot thank the people at Saara enough! I wouldn't be where I am today without their support. Saara has helped me remain sober and I found the career of my dreams. After 10 years of active addiction, I am now sober, working full time, and enjoying life.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I wouldn't be where I'm at in my recovery without them!

Client Served

Rating: 5

I am in recovery and the center gave me a place to call home. It is amazing to see the work they do and I am honored to have these people in my life. I don't know what I would do without this place.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

iam sky person i dont really like talking to alot people so i spoke up for my first time and felt good they told me how to over come my addiction and i did started to eat health go to the gym talk to other people about my life that other people been though.great people here they really do try to help you. i would recommend to anyone whos going though somethings.

Client Served

Rating: 5

my name lequana and to me the saara center is a great place to come if your trying to come out and recive help on your recovery thanks for letting me share

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

The groups at the SAARA Center are great! I always feel welcome and included whenever I am there, and the staff and volunteers all do an amazing job.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

The SAARA Center is an invaluable local resource for the Richmond area. The staff, volunteers and general public all come together to promote an excellent atmosphere of recovery, advocacy and outreach.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I think the Saara center is great place for people to come get help like i really like being here

1

Client Served

Rating: 5

My name is Steve. I started coming to the Saara Center 6 months ago and my first week here ,I was still in active addiction. I started coming everyday to the meetings. The staff here was so supportive, they motivated me,they helped me realize I had a problem.If it wasn't for the Saara Center, I wouldn't be where i'm at now , 6 months clean. Thanks Saara Center , I am one of the many people you are helping in there recovery.

1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

YES MY NAME IS TAMECA AN I HAVE BEEN COMING TO THE SARRA CENTER NOW A LITTLE OVER 2 YRS. THE SARRA CENTER FOR me has been a real helpful as long as i been coming to the center i have alot things an have met nice people here that help u out alot. the staff here here at the sarra center is very helpful an always here for u if u need to talk got something going on with u or what ever the case might b.they are here the sarra center is place to come an b i luv it.

Volunteer

Rating: 3

IT HAS BEEN GREAT COME HERE I HAVE LEARN A LOT BEING HERE ITS A GREAT PLACE TO HELP WITH YOUR RECOVERY AND LEARN A NEW WAY TO LIVE

Volunteer

Rating: 5

The SAARA HAS BEEN A GREAT UPLIFTED EXPERIENCE FOR ME. THE WELCOMING AURA OF THE STAFF AS WELL AS THE PEOPLE ATTENDING IS ONE TO BE TREASURED . i LIVE IT AND WOULD RECOMMEND IT TO ANYONE WHO NEEDS A SECOND FAMILY IN RECOVERY

1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

SAARA has truly been there for all the individuals who walk through the door. Time and time again the Peer Specialists who work there go out of there way to make sure those in recovery know they always have someone who is there to listen. They are a great resource for the recovery community.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

SAARA of Virginia is a wonderful organization that is dedicated to recovery from addiction. SAARA provides advocacy, support groups, programs, resources, and a WarmLine to assist people in their recovery.