How do we find new clients?

Each quarter, our admissions committee gathers to identify new clients for Changed Choices. The process begins long before that quarterly meeting. Before the pandemic, we met potential clients through our work at the Mecklenburg County Detention Center, and our classes, counseling, and mentorship program. During COVID, we entrusted our current clients to be our advocates […]

Letters from clients

Changed Choices, I just wanted you to know, Every book you send and assignment you share gives me a chance to learn and grow. I’m so thankful, and you should know. Every letter/card you send my way gives me and many others a hope that we can overcome our struggles with every encouraging word. What […]

Welcome our new staff members!

Meet Kamie 2023 began with a new part-time Ruth Snyder Home Manager who oversees home operations. Meet Kamie Gouveia. She has already demonstrated that she is highly motivated to serve and support women returning to the Charlotte Community. Her lived experience, attention to detail and problem-solving skills make her an outstanding addition to the Changed […]

It all comes at a cost

“It’s more like $100…it takes about $100 a month to cover your costs in prison.”

Sharing their stories

Last year, we reached out to our Pre-Release clients and encouraged them to share their stories. What words are you encouraged by today?

It’s Shop for Good Week!

Did you know that July 18 through 23 is Shop for Good Week? You can support the work of Changed Choices by shopping our Amazon list in SHARE Charlotte’s Give Shop®! Click here to shop our Changed Choice’s Give Shop. In just a few clicks, items we need are shipped directly to our door and […]

Walking alongside

Last night, we had the opportunity to gather virtually and share during our Rally ‘Round event.  With the support of our sponsors, Fashion & Compassion, Siela Boutique, ColsonKeane, Vera Bradley and Haines Financial Services, we shared a behind the scenes look at the journey of women impacted by incarceration. So often, we go off our […]

Times of Uncertainty

“When I first read this scripture was in 2012 at Dove’s Nest.  At that time, I was coming our of a long meth addiction.  Nine years later, I now understand.  The footnote says, “God works in ‘all things’ not just isolated incidents–for our good.  This does not mean that all that happens to us is […]