FAITHFUL: NHBW Enriching Lives Thru Education and Love






The National Hook-Up of Black Women (NHBW), Inc. has been faithfully serving with Gilgal for the past eight years.  Their partnership came as part of the National Reading for Life Initiative, which is a national program recognizing the importance of reading and focusing on ensuring that all adults and children have access to reading materials. During the 2012 NHBW Annual Meeting, a partnership with Gilgal wa established through Ms. Deborah Summers, the National President at that time. Continue reading

Gilgal is Celebrating 15 Years – Thank You for Partnering with Us!

Gilgal is Celebrating 15 Years!

GIL-19178-15YearsOfGilGal-FinalOn May 9, 2020, Gilgal will celebrate 15 years of restoring homeless women with addictions.   At the start of this journey, I never would have dreamed where God would take us as a ministry.

Our vision to assist women in breaking the cycle of defeat that lead them to drug and/or alcohol addiction and replace it with a cycle of victorious living through Christ Jesus has not changed.

We remain a Christ-centered, long-term, recovery residence for women experiencing homelessness due to drugs and/or alcohol addiction.  Continue reading

Merry Christmas From Gilgal: Meet Chitquita C.

HELLO! My Name is Chitquita C.

As a kid, Christmas was an exciting time of opening gifts and having fun with my foster brothers and sisters.  You see I spent 10 years of my life in DFCS custody. I actually grew up in a group home just down the street from Gilgal.  I loved my mother very much, but she and my father were unable to care for me and my siblings.  She died when I was 17 and after that my world fell apart.

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Metro Atlanta SISTUHS Bring Christmas Cheer to Gilgal

THANK YOU SISTUHS!SISTUHS Bring Stockings Dec 2019

Thank you to Bretta Carithers, and the Metro-Atlanta Professional Chapter of SISTUHS, Incorporated for blessing the women of Gilgal today! We appreciate you stopping by with Christmas cheer and personalized stockings for the Gilgal residents.

Your generous and giving spirits have brought joy to us throughout the year! We are grateful for all the many ways you blessed us in 2019, and look forward to our continued partnership in the year ahead!

Thank you!!!!


5th Annual Blue Jean Gala – Thank You!!


Thank you to everyone who came out for Gilgal’s 5th Annual Blue Jean Gala on Thursday, October 17th at the Cobb Energy Center!  We are so grateful for all of the love and support we received, and especially to KIA for being our presenting sponsor for this sold out event.

Click HERE to see pictures from the evening.  Follow us on Facebook to stay current on all of the happenings at Gilgal.

CHANGE HAPPENS at Gilgal.  Thank you for being a part of it!

Congratulations Jessica P. – September Graduate

Celebrating Jessica

JJessica P 9-12-19oin us in celebrating as Jessica graduates from Gilgal on Friday, September 13th at 11:00 a.m.

Way to go Jessica!  We are extremely proud of all of your accomplishments and look forward to watching as God continues to lead and guide your future!

Come meet Jessica and all of the amazing Gilgal women at the upcoming Blue Jean Gala on Thursday, October 17th at the Cobb Energy Center.  Hope to see you there!

Meet Amy W. – A Determined Mother

Amy W:   A Determined Mother

Amy Ava MomHappy Mother’s Day! My name is Amy W. I am 31-years old and a 2011 Gilgal graduate. I relapsed along the way and recently returned to Gilgal. I want to get it right and the difference this time is that I am a mother. God has blessed me with a beautiful four-year old daughter. Being here without her is one of the toughest things I have had to endure.

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Meet Cora F – A Grateful Daughter

Cora F:   A Grateful DaughterCora Mom Cropped

My name is Cora F. I am a 55-year-old mother of two. I had a great relationship with my mother growing up. We did many typical mother / daughter things (church, family outings, shopping, etc.) until I started drinking alcohol and using drugs as a young adult. I began hanging out with the wrong crowd and doing what I thought was fun. During that time, our relationship became nonexistent. I missed my mother, but I liked the new scene (and people) that drugs and alcohol introduced me to.

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