Project Place convened it’s 50th Annual Meeting and Partners at Work Awards on June 29th. Current and past clients, staff, board members, and honored guests packed into the 2nd floor Project Place Commons. Executive Director Suzanne Kenney (right, above) welcomed     everyone and then introduced Shelia Dillon (left, above), Chief of Housing and Director of Neighborhood…

Last month, the Project Place Young Supporters (PPYS) hosted the Party on D, a summer kickoff party at the Lawn on D (Street).  If you’re not familiar, the Lawn on D is an urban adult fun park, complete with LED swings, corn hole and ping pong, and picnic-style food and drink . The PPYS, with…

Commemorating Supporters and 10 Year Staff When you walk into the doors at 1145 Washington Street, the Wall of Hope greets you with tile dedications lining the stairwell and the top of the staircase into the    lobby. These tiles are a symbol of the individuals and organizations that tirelessly  support Project Place and the men…

The computer lab on the third floor of Project Place is a hub of activity from 9am-5pm with classes, specific trainings, and open lab time for clients to work on resumes, cover letters and  applications. Being tech-savvy, or at least tech-competent, is critical in 2017: any job imaginable has an online application now and requires use…

It was a celebratory atmosphere at The Cyclorama on Tremont Street on the evening of May 4 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…

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…

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