“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,
"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
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.
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.