Tennessee Reentry Programs

Tennessee Reentry Programs




Tennessee Department of Corrections: Department of corrections reentry program for the state of Tennessee.

Building Entrepreneurs For Success in Tennessee (BEST): A six month, 30 hours/week program in prison designed to provide opportunities for personal development and transformation, then teach business and entrepreneurial skills to better equip individuals for successful reentry into the community after incarceration and reduce recidivism. Each participant creates their own business plan, becomes a Toastmaster Competent Communicator and meets a wide variety of business and community leaders.

Chattanooga Endeavors, Inc. – Endeavors is a 4 week, pre-employment, job-placement program which is available to any ex-offender in the Chattanooga area. The objective is to produce motivated graduates who are drug free, eager to learn and succeed, capable of setting goals and overcoming obstacles, persevering in their careers and actualizing ideals. Graduates are placed in meaningful jobs, and helped to retain employment. The overarching purpose of this correctional option is to reduce the high rate of criminal recividism.

CONNECT Ministries -Cities of Refuge Program – Cities of Refuge is an exceptional network of churches, businesses, non-profits and employers and other resources/service providers who are willing to walk alongside men, women and children who have fallen on hard times and need the love and support of people who believe in restoration, forgiveness, and second chances.

CONNECT Ministries- Urban Cowboy Restoration Program – The Urban Cowboy Restoration Program is designed to help ex-offenders reintegrate back into the community successfully. We provide time sensitive, holistic and comprehensive support services in-house and through collaborative partnerships that focus on getting their lives back through.

Corizon Reentry Tennessee – a prison health management in correctional healthcare facilities bringing quality inmate patient care with public safety at the core of our mission.

Families of Incarcerated Individuals – Doorways Prison Re-Entry Program for Women – Doorways Reentry Program is an ambiguous but comprehensive intervention designed to reduce recidivism and ultimately increase success in reentry by offering enriched transitional services to female offenders returning to the Memphis and Shelby County community.

Father’s House Transitional Housing Emergency Shelter for Men – The Emergency Shelter program is designed to offer a temporary shelter opportunity to homeless men. It is a “dry shelter” in that guests are not allowed to use alcohol or drugs.

Forgiveness House-Residential Prison Re-Entry Program for Males – Provides 3-6 month transitional living and learning center for men leaving prison that includes clean and affordable housing, meals, transportation and job placement. Also includes Faze 2, a step down residence which allows men who complete the program at 3515 Summer Avenue to stay an additional six months in order to complete their rehabilitation. Faze 2 is located at 3445 Macon Rd, about a mile north of the Summer Avenue facility. Faze 2 will also become the center for Spiritual and Life Skills training.

HUGGS Life Addiction Recovery Program – it provides Strategies and Techniques, Stages of Relapse, Group Support and Individual Support. There is also HUGGS Life Intensive Outpatient Program which provides Safety seeking skills, Motivational Interviewing Technique, Behavioral Cognitive, Approach Group and Sessions Individual Sessions.

JOHN R. HAY HOUSE Brown Annex– the Brown Annex for men is sponsored by the United Way and provides recovery and rehabilitation services for 14 male offenders who have been ordered into the program by the sentencing judge.

JOHN R. HAY HOUSE Hosanna House– the Hosanna House for Women is sponsored by the United Way. Established in 2002, the Hosanna House provides recovery and rehabilitation for 14 female offenders who have been placed in the program by the sentencing judge.

Lighthouse Mission Ministries – Fresh Start Women’s Program – Fresh Start is a ministry to women struggling with addiction. Founded by Pastor Peggy Bowie, a trained Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor, the ministry provides safe shelter and recovery support services to women at its Memphis, Tennessee location.

Living Legacy – Probation/Parole Services – Provides faith-based probation/parole services for male and female Shelby County residents 18 and over who have been convicted of a felony. Programs include substance abuse counseling, theft cessation classes, anger management classes and information and referral for other social services in the community. Some programs are available to sex offenders.

Memphis and Shelby County Office of Re-Entry – Memphis & Shelby County Office of Re-entry is a collaborative effort to aide offenders with the tools necessary to ensure their successful community re-entry with family, employment and education.

Men of Valor Aftercare/Reentry Program – prisoners participating in Men of Valor are released into a yearlong Aftercare/Re-Entry program aimed at giving them the support, skills and accountability they need to succeed in the community.

Nashville Works – Endeavors is a 3 week, pre-employment, job-placement program which is available to any ex-offender in the Chattanooga area. The objective is to produce motivated graduates who are drug free, eager to learn and succeed, capable of setting goals and overcoming obstacles, persevering in their careers and actualizing ideals. Graduates are placed in meaningful jobs, and helped to retain employment. The overarching purpose of this correctional option is to reduce the high rate of criminal recividism.

Project Return Programs – Project Return equips former offenders with the education, coaching, and support services necessary to gain employment and begin a new life. We take an individualized, holistic approach in our work to ensure that everyone has opportunities for success in order to make our community a better place.

Project Return Reentry Program: Project Return equips former offenders with the education, coaching, and support services necessary to gain employment and begin a new life.

Rehabilitative Services is committed to providing every offender with the opportunity to lead successful and productive lives through cognitive changes. Once his/her sentence is served, it is the department’s goal to empower each ex-offender with skills necessary to re-enter society as an asset to the community.

Relapse Prevention Ex-Offender Chattanooga Endeavors – Endeavors is a 4 week, pre-employment, job-placement program which is available to any ex-offender in the Chattanooga area.The objective is to produce motivated graduates who are drug free, eager to learn and succeed, capable of setting the goals and overcoming obstacles, persevering in their careers and actualizing ideals. Graduates are placed in meaningful jobs, and helped to retain employment.The overarching purpose of this correctional option is to reduce the high rate of criminal recidivism.

Tennessee Prison Outreach Ministry – The Tennessee Prison Outreach Ministry is the first statewide ministry that offers programming for the incarcerated, returning citizens and children of the incarcerated. We are holistic, addressing the spiritual, emotional, social and economic needs of those impacted by incarceration.

Tennessee Offender Re-entry : Resource Web site provides a central repository of information on nonprofit, faith-based, government and for-profit community service agencies in and around the Middle Tennessee area, each sharing the same mission to serve ex-offenders and their families. The site offers a directory of services designed to aid practitioners who provide support and guidance to those individuals seeking a successful transition from incarceration to the community.

Tennessee Reentry Services: The Correctional Release Centers will provide services to offenders that are rooted in evidence-based practices and address the offender’s needs as identified by the LS/CMI, a validated risk/needs assessment.

Transformation Project – Our Mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ by working to transform the lives of addiction-related offenders and their families through the power of God, thereby reducing recidivism.

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