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Mary Hall Freedom Village opens new rehabilitation facility in Sandy Springs

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The Mary Hall Freedom Village hosted its grand opening celebration on Friday morning, where members of the community gathered to dedicate and officially open the organization’s new facility located in north Sandy Springs. The mission, which first opened its doors in 1996, offers a variety of restorative and rehabilitative services to local women and children experiencing homelessness, struggling with disabilities or addiction and veterans following release from military service. Lucy Hall, founder and CEO of the Mary Hall Freedom Village, said she and her team were prompted to move into a larger space following the uptick in mental and physical health complications caused by the pandemic in 2020. The organization’s new facility features enough space to accommodate several combinations of families and offer a slew of both mental and behavioral health services to those in need. “And so as God would have it, He moves us into our next purpose,” Hall said. “And so now, we’re excited to gather to actually dedicate this building and to look at what its purpose is for.” Local religious leaders spoke of the significance of organizations like the Mary Hall Freedom Village, and how its efforts should continue in order to benefit the communities...