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TDOC Teams Up With Community Partners for Offender Resource Fair

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | 4:01pm

MOUNTAIN CITY – The Northeast Correctional Complex (NECX) held its annual Resource Summit earlier today.  Over 150 offenders, all within one year of release, participated in the event.  The offenders were able to network and collect information regarding a variety of post-incarceration resources, including education assistance, vocational training, job placement services and financial planning.  Nearly 30 organizations, including the University of Tennessee’s TPOPS Program, ETSU Educational Opportunity Center, Goodwill of Tenneva, American Job Center, Tennessee Department of Motor Vehicles,  Johnson County Department of Human Services, and the Bristol Lifestyles Recovery Center took part in the event.

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