The human spirit longs for freedom, respect and a sense of belonging. Franklin Together has worked to identify resources that will assist returning citizens build a bright new future.
“When people are successfully reintegrated into society – get jobs, reunite with their families, reconnect with their children, live a life with purpose and integrity – they don’t return to prison. The result is safer communities and stronger families, which benefits us all."
Secretary of Corrections,
Few of us achieves success on our own. We learn from those around us. Franklin Together is working to create a community that encourages second chances and supports ex-offenders in Chambersburg and all of Franklin County effective change.
"I have a job I love and benefits. I learned to see that I had other options and built a new future for myself and my family!
Now I give back
and help others
coming out of
really can be
out for 5 years
Work is a foundation for achieving a successful reentry into the community. Employers who partner with Franklin Together find that our returning citizens can be a real asset to their workforce