On this Veterans Day and every day, Project Place gives thanks to all the brave men and women who served our country. We continue to show our gratitude by supporting our veterans who need us the most, men and women who fought for this country but do not have a home to call their own….

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…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Project Place Program Gives Homeless Women Unique Job Training Experience ‘Working Opportunities for Women’ (WOW) places workers in jobs with local small businesses Boston, MA, July 26, 2016―Project Place, a nonprofit that assists homeless and low-income individuals gain the skills necessary to obtain employment and lead a stable life, announces today…

On Friday, April 1, Project Place attended the Boston Employment Network job fair, a semi-annual event to help connect homeless individuals with local employers. Resumes in hand, 30 Project Place clients pitched their candidacy to over 20 employers and learned about potential career opportunities. Despite popular stereotypes, many individuals experiencing homelessness are ready and willing…

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