Vow to Succeed - Project 180
Are you ready to turn your life around?
Project 180 is a Center for Self-Sufficiency (CFSS) program designed to improve employment outcomes for those who have been incarcerated and to lower their likelihood of re-incarceration.
Project 180 participants are offered individualized services to help them in a successful return home to Milwaukee.
Who can participate in Project 180?
Women and men who are (1) from and being released to Milwaukee County, (2) have been incarcerated for at least 3 months, AND (3) are now at and soon releasing from:
- a Milwaukee Department of Corrections Facility,
- Taycheedah Correctional Facility,
- Robert E. Ellsworth Correctional Center,
- Milwaukee County House of Corrections,
OR have been released from a state or local correctional facility within the past 180 days.
What services are provided through Project 180?
Project 180 tailors its services to meet each person’s needs. We do this by evaluating a person’s strengths and barriers to employment. Services we offer include:
- Education, work and career path counseling;
- Career assessment and counseling;
- Classroom instruction, tutoring and testing to obtain a GED or high school equivalency;
- Classroom training resulting in occupational credentials, including certificates and degrees;
- Job readiness classes and job search assistance;
- Classes to assist with building positive relationships, parenting, finding healthy leisure activities, reducing substance use and developing problem-solving, self-management, anger management, coping and living skills.
- Support services and mentoring to help you succeed.
For a full list of our partners and services, click here.
For more information, contact Jaclyn Schiessl, Programs Coordinator, at 414-270-2957.