A component of Project Place’s Strategic Plan is Reentry Replication. The cultivation of strong community partnerships is instrumental in implementing this initiative. In October, Project Place’s new Reentry Replication Navigator, Joli S. Bayron, started a new collaboration with The Wyman Recovery Center.
The Wyman Recovery Center is run by the Boston Public Health Commission and serves men seeking a safe and sober living environment upon their release from correctional institutions. The Wyman Center is a 4-6 months intensive inpatient facility and focuses on the physiological, psychological, and socioeconomic consequences of substance use disorders. This partnership will provide a weekly anger management group for the men staying at the Wyman, facilitated by Project Place. Additionally it will encourage Wyman participants to enroll in Project Place programming and receive wraparound case management support.
This partnership has provided the opportunity for these men to find permanent job placement and stabilization that they need to secure a bright future.