Ex-Offender-Reentry-Support

Helpful Re-entry Information:

H.U.G.G.S.  Helping Ex-Offenders Become Productive Citizens

Dismas House Inc. http://www.dismas.org

Tennessee Board of Parole: http://www.tn.gov/bopp/ 

Project Return http://www.projectreturninc.org/ 

Tn Lifeline Peer Project  Tnlifeline.com
 

Support Services

Nashville MTA discounted bus passes  

Meharry Medical College

Urban Housing Solutions  http://www.urbanhousingsolutions.org/ 

Lentz Public Health Center

 

 

Veteran Services

Veterans Affairs, Department of http://www.va.gov/ 

Goodwill Industries (Goodwill Cares & Goodwill Career Solutions) http://m.goodwill.org/ 


Volunteering to Gain Experience

Hands On Nashville http://www.hon.org/ 

Second Harvest of Mid-TN & Ample Harvest http://secondharvestmidtn.org/

 

Recovery from Human Trafficking

End Slavery Tennessee https://www.endslaverytn.org/what-we-do-2/

Thistle Farms 
https://thistlefarms.org/


Rest Stop Ministries https://www.reststopministries.org/

Unchained Movement https://www.unchainedmovement.org/

 

Criminal Justice Information:

Recovery/Drug Court Programs in TN 
https://www.tn.gov/behavioral-health/article/get-in-to-recovery-stay-out-of-jail

Directory of TN Sheriffs, Public Defenders & Judges:http://www.tbi.state.tn.us/CJ_directory

Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts: Information about the Tennessee court system http://www.tsc.state.tn.us

Tennessee Criminal Law: Information about legal issues in Tennessee www.tncrimlaw.com

Tennessee Department of Correction: http://www.tn.gov/correction/

 

     

Major Tennessee Police Departments:

     Memphis 

     Nashville 

     Chattanooga 

     Knoxville 


Mental Health Information:

The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law: Information about mental health law and rights of persons with mental illness www.bazelon.org

The Consensus Project: Information about bridging gaps between the mental health and criminal justice systems www.consensusproject.org

The Institute of Mental Health Law: Information about mental health legislation around the world www.imhl.com

Mental Health Association of Middle Tennessee: www.ichope.com

National Mental Health Association: Information about mental health issues www.nmha.org

 

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