Newleaf Christian Transitional Housing, Inc accepted it's first Resident on February 18, 2005.
A Veteran from the Salisbury, NC, Veterans Hospital.
Our Youth and Technology Programs became a reality on May 14,2005. It is our goal to give the best service humanly possible to our clients and residents.
John B. Wooten, CEO/President
Mr. Wooten is a native New Yorker who attended St. Emma Military Academy. Upon graduating he attended Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC. He majored in Sociology and worked with the city of New York Department of Social Services as an intern during summer breaks. Mr. Wooten served eight years in the US Navy. While stationed in Edzell, Scotland, in addition to performing his assigned duties, he was the assistant coach of the base basketball team. Mr. Wooten interacted with the locals and introduced basketball to the Scottish youth. At the end of his tour of duty, he pursued a career in food service and managed several dining facilities. Mr. Wooten's passion never diminished from the field of sociology, even though he worked in another field.
Mr. Wooten has taken his passion to help individuals improve their lives by forming Newleaf Christian Transitional Housing, Inc.
Mr. Wooten is a member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Charlotte, NC. He has served on the Mecklenburg County Health Department's Fighting Back Advisory Board, served as the President of the Northwood Estates Homeowners Association, and performs volunteer work at the Mecklenburg County Cold Weather Shelter for men.