Interim Program Manager, Turner Aftercare and Reentry Program (TARP)
The Turner Aftercare and Reentry Program provides housing and transitional support services to homeless returning citizens who have been recently released from jail or prison as well as outreach and referral to non-residential clients, their families, and the community as a whole. The goal of the program is to provide a safer community for all Cobb County residents through reduction of recidivism and by aiding returning citizens in becoming law-abiding and responsible members of the community.
Program Manager, Meals of Compassion Ministry (MOC Ministry)
Twice a month, Mary leads a group of volunteers who prepare and serve a hot breakfast for the guests at the MUST Hope House homeless shelter in Marietta, GA. Under Mary’s leadership, the MOC Ministry has also prepared and served dinner at the YWCA in Marietta to children from the Battered Women Shelter, participated in hosting a community Thanksgiving Day dinner in November 2014, and participated in the MUST Ministries Summer Lunch Program. Mary also served on the TCC Habitat House Build Leadership Team in 2000 as the Food and Hospitality Coordinator.
Program Manager, Restore House
Restore House provides a fully furnished transitional home to women and their children who have been the victims of domestic violence. Through this program, women are given the opportunity to reclaim their lives, pursue their dreams, and create a safe, nurturing environment for their children.
Minister Wayne Reynolds
Program Manager- Young Family Community Resource Center-Teen Parenting Program
The Young Family Community Resource Center offers daycare assistance and parenting classes to teen parents who are enrolled in a Cobb County high school and are working toward graduation. The Turner Daycare is scheduled to planned to reopen in 2023.
Paula Turner West
Program Manager, The Marcus Mission Center
The Marcus Mission Center is a food and clothing pantry that has been serving local residents since 1998. The center offers healthy food, including fresh produce from local farmers and donations from Panera Bread.