TDOC’s ‘One-Stop Reentry Shop’ Aids Justice-Involved Individuals

TDOC hosts a fair to support individuals with past justice involvement.

The Tennessee Department of Correction’s (TDOC) Community Resource Center (CRC) in Jackson, Tennessee, is organizing a significant event aimed at assisting individuals with past justice involvement. The ‘One-Stop Reentry Shop’ Job and Resource Fair is scheduled to take place on Thursday, March 28, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the TDOC CRC, located at 362 Carriage House Drive, Jackson, TN 38305.

This crucial initiative is a collaborative effort between TDOC and several local agencies, including notable participants like Blue Oval, DAT Staffing, the Department of Human Services, West Tennessee Legal Services, the Tennessee College of Applied Technology, and the Tennessee Housing Development Agency, among others. The fair is designed to offer a comprehensive range of services and resources tailored specifically to the needs of justice-involved individuals. These services include educational support, assistance in obtaining identification, and opportunities for housing and employment, which are critical components for successful reentry into society.

The Community Resource Centers operated by TDOC are open to anyone on probation, parole, or who has been formerly incarcerated. These centers play a vital role in providing access to various services and resources, facilitating a smoother transition for individuals reentering the community.

For those interested in attending the ‘One-Stop Reentry Shop’ Job and Resource Fair or seeking more information, Employment Specialist Tanjanika Rollins can be contacted at (731) 421-6880. This event represents a significant opportunity for justice-involved individuals in the Jackson area to access essential support and resources in one convenient location.

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