Who We Are
Our mission is to provide a supportive community for people whose mental illness prevents them from participating in community life, employment and relationships.
CFI has developed programs and services that are central to mission success and has achieved a consistent level of desired results for those being served.
We have also developed an organizational infrastructure necessary for supporting core programs. We are achieving our mission impact through programmatic offerings and organizational leadership as evident in our strategic partnerships, advocacy efforts, and collaborations.
CFI is a nonprofit comprehensive provider of recovery-based mental health services serving adults in metropolitan Atlanta. Originating in 1962 as a drop-in social center for adults with chronic mental illnesses, CFI incorporated in 1970, and has grown to offer a comprehensive array of services in the psychiatric rehabilitation approach.
CFI provides services, which promote recovery and assist consumers in establishing and maintaining productive lives in the community. For over 50 years, Community Friendship, Inc. has been committed to supporting an individual’s recovery from mental illness so that each person can lead a contributing, integrated, and self-directed life.