What Is Reentry
Reentry happens when someone gets out of jail or prison and “reenters” society. Reentering society may include challenges. A criminal record can create a barrier to employment, housing, public benefits, and other necessities. The Reentry Program at the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands helps people overcome these barriers and connect with other resources. This can make the reentry process easier.
In addition to reentry…
Some of these brochures are about cases we take. Some are about cases we don’t take. We only take legal problems that you yourself can’t go to jail for. If you have a criminal case, you need to call the Public Defender’s office. To see the kinds of cases we take, click HERE.