The McNabb Center’s Hamblen County Jail to Work program, established in 2017, helps promote the recovery of women who have substance use disorder and are involved in the criminal justice system. The 12-week program provides participants with skills building and relapse prevention. The goal is to reduce recidivism and increase community tenure through work, transitional housing recovery and reintegration into the community. A similar program was opened in Claiborne County in June 2022.
Raneika Greenlee, Co-Occurring Services Coordinator, Jail to Work and Recovery Home says, “When clients send me messages such as: ‘This program has saved my life. If someone would have told me a year ago that at this time I would be six months clean and where I’m at in life today, I would not have believed it. This center has given me more peace and security than I’ve had in years.’ It makes coming to work something I look forward to! McNabb programs help save lives and I get to see it daily.”