Liberty’s Station is Helping those with Obstacles find Purpose

Mar 20, 2023 at 06:15 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - Liberty’s Station is helping those with employment obstacles find their purpose. Liberty’s Station is a progressive workforce pipeline in which 90% of its employees have intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) or other employment barriers. The organization assesses, trains, and provides experience to allow its clients to acquire long-term gainful employment in the community through its paid internship program.

The café recently opened in November of 2022. It specializes in gourmet grilled cheese and offers ten signature coffee blends roasted by local Raphael’s roastery. Liberty’s Station has been training people with disabilities since 2020 while waiting on the building renovations on the cafe to be completed at 850 NW Broad Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37129.


An exceptional culinary compilation of gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches distinguishes the Liberty's Station menu from all others. Although every crispy, cheesy creation starts with its signature secret recipe spread, each grilled stack offers a unique flavor from a variety of cuisines. From their tantalizing Pizzeria grilled cheese to their critically acclaimed Taco Stand grilled cheese, there is something delicious for everyone to enjoy. The Café is open on Thursdays and Saturdays from 11am-2pm for lunch.

How Liberty’s Station started - Jody Powers started the non-profit organization Amelia’s Closet over 8 years that provides professional attire to women re-entering the workforce. Adults with disabilities became a large part of the volunteer staff that helped sort incoming donations. These volunteers enjoyed productive and meaningful tasks. Jody knew with individualized training that; this special population would have immense potential and could be successful in the workforce.  Those with employment barriers are often never given a chance to start or are quickly let go because they can’t perform the job well.

Liberty’s Station is a social enterprise of Amelia’s Closet. Its mission is to serve individuals with employment obstacles through meaningful job training and placement by developing their God-given potential. Find out more HERE or on Facebook- and LinkedIn-


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