The Homeless Citizens Reentry Initiative(HCRI)

The Homeless Citizens Reentry Initiative (HCRI) is Our Partnership With the City of Knoxville in Our Effort to Impact Homelessness. This Program Provides a Variety of Housing Services Including Case  Management for Men, Women and Youth Who Have Barriers to Homelessness and Are by HUD Standards, Homeless.  Our Homeless Effort is Concentrated on "Street Out-Reach."  These include Youth Who Have Aged Out of Foster Care, Who May or Not Be a Member of the LGBTQ Community; Ex-Offenders; First Time Homeless Living in Their Cars, With Family Members and/or Friends in "Overcrowded Conditions.  This Population Does Not  Stay in Traditional Shelters. and Represent the Fastest Growing Homeless Population Representing 17% of the Knoxville's Homeless . These Persons  Often Go Unnoticed as"Invisible or Hidden Shadows.".


Mr. Richard Stuart- Recipient of the "Zeb Hurst" Electrical Scholarship-Hired at Sun Electric 

The Urban Cowboy Restoration Program


A  Comprehensive Prison Re-Entry Program for Men 18 and Up,  Visit the Website     

The Next Steps


A Diversion  Program Designed for Men, Women and Youth Seeking a Second Chance and Direction for Their  Lives by Taking Strategic "Next Steps." Case Management, Wellness Assessments, Mentoring, Housing All Addressed Through a Network of Professionals.

Family Intervention Restoration and Mentoring(FIRM)


Accredited Christian Parenting & Mediation  Program for both Custodial and Non-Custodial Parents. Licensed Counselors.

Community Resource Training Program(CRT)


An Affordable Apprenticeship/Training Referral Program Specifically Designed to Help Members of the Community who Have Low to Moderate Incomes Become Gainfully Employed. The Goal is to Develop Valuable Skills that Will Increase Opportunities for Sustainable Income in High Demand Occupations That Do No Require a College Degree.

Project Fresh Start


A Paid Summer Internship Program Designed for At-Risk-Youth Ages 14-21 years of Age.

  • Education Component Emphasis on STEM

  • Employment and Job Readiness Training

  • Juvenile Diversion

  • Community Service Project

  • Financial Literacy Training

  • Career Assessments

  • Life Skills Training

  • Mentoring 


Mr. William Luvene- Recipient of the "Zeb Hurst" Electrical Scholarship-Graduate of  TCAT 

The Round Table


A Weekly Round Table Discussion for Men and Women who  Need Love, Support and Understanding.  Designed Exclusively for Ex-Offenders and Their Families.

            The Charles Moore                         Memorial  Education &Art Foundation


This  Foundation Provides Educational Access  to a Variety of Cultural Activities, Skill Trades; Entrepreneurial, Financial Literacy, Performing and Visual Art Forms, That Promote and Exposes  Economic Opportunities Thru the Arts to the Underserved/Underrepresented Member of

the Community Who Have Low and Moderate Incomes.