It was a celebratory atmosphere at The Cyclorama on Tremont Street on the evening of May 4th as 350 guests joined Project Place to commemorate 50 years of service to those in need in the Greater Boston community.  The agency hosted the Open Door Gala at Boston Center for the Arts, providing guests with an…

“If you do good things and work hard, good things will happen for you,” says Tony Raymond. Raymond came to Project Place not long after his release from prison, when he was living in a halfway house. He attended our work readiness classes and built up a record of work through our social enterprise programs….

On Friday October 25, the ‘First Lady’ of Massachusetts, Lauren Baker, visited Project Place and talked with several members of the Working Opportunities for Women (WOW) enterprise. WOW is one of four social enterprises at Project Place, which provides women living in shelters with on-the-job skills and experience to change their lives through work. WOW…

Project Place is proud to have launched a new Social Enterprise, WOW, which provides opportunities for homeless women with children to gain meaningful employment experience while also learning to navigate the transition from relying solely on public assistance to becoming more financially independent. WOW contracts with local small businesses to provide a range of services…

From factory to farm stand: pictures are the women of WOW, training at the facility in South Boston. COOP’s makes all natural, artisanal dessert sauces and hot cocoa mix, and became WOW’s first partner in April. In order to be eligible to work with WOW, women must first complete Project Place’s Work Ready class. Once…

The Reentry program at Project Place helps hundreds of men and women transition back into the community after incarceration through a combination of personal and professional supports, classroom-based job training and transitional employment. Oftentimes the program begins while individuals are still incarcerated. “What makes our reentry program very unique is that it has the ability…

It was 90 degrees by 9am, yet Project Place golfers still teed off in the blazing sun this July at Indian Pond Country Club in Kingston in support of our programs and services. The 18th annual event helped raise over $40,000 for Project Place programs and services, and provided a fun (and hot!) round for…

Why does voting matter? How can poetry help me express myself? Every Tuesday and Thursday from 10am to noon, current clients and alumni of Project Place come together in the 4th floor conference room to learn about topics ranging from politics to poetry. Our Enrichment Workshop series was created to build community, provide structure, and promote…

This month the Project Place community came together for a fun filled afternoon in Peter’s Park. Alumni, current clients, and staff mingled, snacked on home made pot-luck offerings and engaged in a competitive game of kickball. Staff, pictured left, sported their “Pay It Forward…Give It back” t-shirts in celebration of what we believe at Project…

Each year, Project Place invites a client alumnus to speak at the Annual Charity Golf Tournament about their experience. In 2015, we were honored to host Tony Raymond as our speaker. Tony shared his experience after his release from prison through his time in a halfway house, during which he attended classes at Project Place…

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