Fresh Start

Fresh Start

Our objective is to create opportunities for ex-offenders and those currently in our communities entering the workforce, by providing hands on skilled training and resources that will enable clients to obtain gainful employment. We believe in serving our clients through a holistic approach; bringing them full circle through promoting healthy relationships, mentally, and physically.

We believe that by linking individuals to their purpose, aligning them with the right skills, and providing them with opportunities; so that they can advance as productive members of society. We strongly believe that by placing a skills/trade in our client’s hands we will reduce crime rates and recidivism ultimately strengthening our communities.

Our goal is to train men and women in a construction related trade bridging the gap between ex-offenders and employers. Obtaining these skills individuals that have experienced difficulties becoming gainfully employed will be able to move toward the path of employment and entrepreneurship carving out their own attainable rights to success, as well as employ others who may be seeking the same opportunities in the future.

What We Offer

Turnkey Development Institute currently offers training in the following. All students study in their specific trade as well as receiving Job Readiness, Resume Writing, and Mock Interviewing training. In our holistic approach Turnkey Development also offers training in Decision Making, Think Errors, and Referrals to GED Instruction and Parenting.   

  • Carpentry
  • Concrete Finishing
  • Electrical
  • Electronic Systems Technician
  • Floor Layer
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • HVAC
  • Insulating
  • Masonry
  • Painting
  • Pipefitting
  • Plumbing
  • Roofing

To ensure successful reentry into society Turnkey Development Institute provides case management, Individualized career assessments and ongoing job coaching to all participants