Who We Are

Randy and Friends, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a vision to make Gainesville a model community that values all its members, including those who may have been previously overlooked because of a disability. At our facility, located at 210 Bradford Street, Gainesville, Georgia, Randy and Friends’ mentors and volunteers are tapping into the individual strengths and creativity of each young adult with the end desire that they become successful and independent. Programs such as making pottery, beading various items, wood working, horticulture, outdoor sports accessory making, communications, and others will provide training for developing marketable skills. Through the training aspect of Randy and Friends vision, learning occurs that is invaluable to developing skills for coping in an independent lifestyle. Vision: "To offer opportunities to discover and use one's abilities to enrich the community."

Vision Statement

Our Vision
The Mission of Randy and Friends, Inc. Is to "Create Significant Futures for Adults with Disabilities." and Our vision is for Gainesville, Georgia to become a model community that appreciates and gives each person the support needed to accomplish their dreams and use their gifts.
What We Are Doing Now
The Rooster’s Perch: Coffee House
A place where the community can have a cup of coffee, meet Randy and friends and socialize.
Gift shop where items made by Randy’s friends are
available for purchase.
We Will Equip Individuals and Develop
Personal direction
Each to recognize their unique gifts and talents
Seek opportunities in the community


  • Join us at the Rooster's Perch for a great cup of coffee and great fellowship.  We are always looking for new friends and old acquaintances.

    -- Randy and Friends
  • If you want to learn more about who we are, what we do and what we offer, please call the office or come by and visit us.

    -- Friends
  • Friends, families and individuals: This is a chance to learn skills that are fun and have the potential to earn money. See what we offer.

    -- Randy and Friends