Tennessee Reentry Programs and Assistance


The Tennessee reentry program and assistance page is a big work in progress. We try to keep our eyes out for more programs to add to the page. If your Tennessee reentry program is not listed here, please contact us if you would like it to be. Your program will be reviewed as soon as possible once we receive it. If we feel that it is a good addition to our Tennessee reentry programs page, we will add it. Right now, there are 12 resources on this page.

Also, please contact us if there are any issues with a Tennessee reentry program that is listed here. We do try to keep this page as up to date as possible, but we’re not perfect. Sometimes we do miss things, and appreciate them being pointed out to us. We will fix issues as soon as we find them or they are brought to our attention.

If you are looking for information on voting with a felony in Tennessee, please look on our Voting Rights page. That page has a list of all 50 states’ laws regarding ex-offender voting rights.


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Tennessee Reentry Programs and Assistance

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CONNECT Ministries – CONNECT is a non-denominational Christian resource center located in Knoxville. They have programs aimed to help ex-offenders reintegrate back into society.

The Lighthouse – A Christian faith-based organization. They have a few different services ex-offenders will benefit from, including a residential facility that provides substance abuse related services.

Be a Helping Hand – BAHH provides housing assistance to low-income individuals.

TNDOC – The Tennessee Department of Corrections offers employment assistance on their website.

Doorways Reentry – Created by Families of Incarcerated Individuals, Inc. This is a community of faith-based organizations that help returning citizens successfully return to society after incarceration.

Midsouth Sober Living – MSL is a sober living environment that helps individuals with substance abuse issues turn their life around.

HUGGS – HUGGS stands for Humility Understanding God Grace Spiritual Strength. They provide help for men and women who were previously incarcerated establish healthy lives back in society.

WesTCORE – This is a faith-based nonprofit agency that helps with reentry in the Memphis area.

Project Return – Ex-offenders who have been released from incarceration within the past 12 months are eligible for their services.

Men of Valor – They offer a large amount of aftercare and reentry services. Some of these are job readiness training, relationship training, and basic needs assistance. They are a faith based organization.

Opportunities Industrialization Center – The Nashville OIC’s program provides educational assistance.

Dismas, Inc – Dismas is a nonprofit 501c3. They provide transitional housing for returning citizens.






Exoffenders.net is not affiliated in any way with the programs & organizations listed here.

This Tennessee Reentry Programs page was last updated on 8/24/2016.



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