Tommy Walker, 2017 Peter Callaway Scholarship recipient, hands off this year’s award to Joli Sparkman Bayron Story by: Susan Ryan-Vollmar Photography by: Vail Fucci Joli Sparkman Bayron works full-time as a reentry coordinator and case manager for Bethany House Ministries, helping men and women recently released from prison find treatment or job readiness programs, housing,…

Project Place was happy to have local Girl Scout Troop 82487 (aka The Daring Divas) help us assemble NavSacks for our reentry program. The goal of our NavSack project is to help individuals immediately after they are released from jail. Project Place intervenes in the reentry process, pre and post release, in order to provide…

We are excited to announce that we are reviving our Client of the Quarter award! This award celebrates the dedication and success of a particular Project Place client. This quarter, we recognize Yolette for her hard-work, motivation, enthusiasm and kindness. A framed photograph of Yolette will be hung alongside previous Clients of the Quarter in the Project Place…

Early this month, the Coalition for Homeless Individuals organized two days of advocacy events to raise awareness and support for legislation that would increase funding for critical homeless services in Massachusetts. The coalition is a network of emergency shelters and providers from across the state who work together to promote the protection of homeless individuals. Thursday February 7th, 2019 Project…

We were saddened to learn that Gloria Snyder, a former board member of Project Place, passed away on Monday, December 31, 2018.  Gloria will be remembered for her kindness, intelligence, and generosity along with her old fashioned practical sense. She not only brought these qualities to our board meeting discussions but also when directly helping our…

When clients come to us, their familiarity with computers varies considerably. Some are comfortable with digital technology, but many are not. It’s essential for any job seeker to have a basic level of digital literacy, and that’s why we teach those skills in our workforce development classes. Thanks to a generous grant from the Richard…

Thanksgiving Meal 2018

Over 100 clients, graduates, family members and Project Place staff and board members enjoyed a a community feast the day before Thanksgiving where we offered thanks and gratitude for opportunities to pursue jobs, housing, and hope.

Project Place Receives $10,000 Targeted Grant To Advance Women Grant From Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation Will Fund Working Opportunities for Women Social Enterprise Program BOSTON, August 8, 2018—Project Place announces today that it has received a $10,000 Targeted Grant from Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank. The grant will support its social enterprise program…

Thank you to all who attended our 20th Annual Golf Tournament at The Bay Club at Mattapoiset on Tuesday, July 17, 2018! Thank you to all our sponsors! Eastern Bank Brookline Bank Moriarty Myers & Chang

Suzanne Kenney 2018 Annual Meeting

Project Place held its 51st Annual Meeting June 26, 2018. State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz, a staunch supporter of our work and a leader in passage of the Commonwealth’s new criminal justice reform law, was our guest speaker. Project Place graduate Ashesha Rockett was honored as our Client of the Year. Ashesha started in Work Ready…

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