"I needed a safe haven, and Project Return was definitely there because I could have easily gone back to my old community."

Elijah was released from prison on a Tuesday. And by the following Monday, he was taking Job Readiness classes at Project Return, eager to begin the next chapter of his life.

Participants at Project Return are making the return of their lives, coming back from incarceration to our community, often with little more than the shirts on their backs and a criminal record.

At Project Return, we meet the need with opportunity, changing one life at a time by propelling folks toward employment while making sure basic needs are met. Our clients have done their time, paid their debt, and want to work on the path of a successful return.

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


Project Return impacts Nashville every day

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