Community Friendship, Inc. provides mental health services to individuals with a ast or current diagnosis of mental illness. Our services occur in both site based and community based atmospheres.

  • Our programs and services are based on the philosophy of recovery and resiliency and operate within a framework of a strength-based model of care and incorporate all possible components of the wellness model of behavioral healthcare.

  • Our goal is to provide recovery oriented programming by helping people re-establish natural roles and supports in the community. 

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Christy Drummond

Director of Case Management and Homeless Outreach

Jean Mevoli-Cannon

Director of Work Opportunities and Peer Support Services

Carrie Vanzant

Director of O'Hern House

Diane Clemons

Director of Human Resources

Lola Williams

Director of Access/Intake

Beth Boersma

Director of Day Services Program

Donna Snellgrove

Director of Quality 

Assurance and Training

Debbie Henderson

Chief Financial Officer

Rene Bazel

Director of Development and Communication

Konswella Gilchrist

Director of Phoenix House/Presley Woods/Rosalynn Apartments

Jean Toole, President/CEO

Shirley Taylor Estell

Director of Rehabilitative Housing

Rocile Cain

Chief Operating Officer

Jean Toole



Proficient in higher educational standards, CFI’s Leadership Team combined represents over a century of expertise, education, knowledge and skills as they provide services that make recovery possible for individuals living with mental illnesses.

Our internal Leadership Team is made up of a diverse group of professionals with a wide range of expertise in nonprofit management, fund development, program development and evaluation, financial management, employee relations and more. Together, we provide responsive programs and services of the highest quality to the Atlanta community.

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Back row left to right -  Carrie Vanzant, Konswella Gilchrist, Lola Williams, Jean Toole, Rocile Cain, Terrisita Terry, Shirley Estell, and Beth Boersma. Front row left to right - Donna Snellgrove, Debbie Henderson, Diane Clemons, Jean Mevoli-Cannon, and Christy Drummond

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