Explore Programs for Felons

Tools & resources that offer you a second chance to succeed.

There are thousands of programs available to help individuals with criminal records overcome the challenges of re-entry. In most cases these programs are free for you to join and participate. They include career training, skill building, housing, employment workshops, and much more to assist you with overcoming the challenges a criminal record can present.

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Create a resume that stands out to employers. Instantly have your resume submitted to hundreds of felony friendly employers ready to hire returning citizens.

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Companies that Hire Felons

Over 275 companies that hire felons across the United States. The 2018 list is updated daily with new employers that hire people with criminal records.

Companies That Hire Felons
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Apprenticeship Programs

Apprenticeship programs combine on-the-job training with classroom learning without high costs to you. Apprenticeships are a great way for ex-offenders to get hired.

Apprenticeship Programs
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CDL Training

Start your career as a truck driver by obtaining your CDL. Many trucking companies will train & employ felons as long as you have a clean driving record.

Locate Truck Driving Schools
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Post-Conviction Relief & Legal Assistance

Expungements, sealing criminal records, and pardons are all forms of post-conviction relief. Find an attorney ready to assist you in clearing your background.

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Tattoo Removal

Tattoo removal can help provide a fresh start for individuals coming out of prison. There are many free or low-cost programs available.

Tattoo Removal

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Learn strategies for overcoming a criminal record from Michael Santos.

Michael Santos shares with you strategies for succeeding not only in your job search, but in all aspects of your life! Michael made a decision at the start of his incarceration to change his life. Over 26 years of federal incarceration he put in place a plan to reconcile with society and succeed in life.

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Upcoming Job Fairs & Career Readiness Events

Local career fairs to find second chance jobs and hands-on opportunities to learn new skills.

Job fairs are an tremendous way to get in front of companies and the managers making hiring decisions. There are many employers willing to offer returning citizens a second chance. Career readiness events & skills training not only learn new skills, but strengthen existing ones. Learning new skills increases your ability to not only find second chance jobs but get hired by those companies.

JobNewsUSA.com Orlando Job Fair
09/26/2018 10:00 am
Doubletree by Hilton Orlando SeaWorld
10100 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32821
Ace the Interview
09/26/2018 10:00 am
JVS
29699 Southfield Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076
JobNewsUSA.com Kansas City Job Fair
09/26/2018 10:00 am
Arrowhead Stadium
One Arrowhead Drive
Kansas City, MO 64129
JobNewsUSA.com Columbus Job Fair
09/26/2018 10:00 am
The Wells Barn at Franklin Park Conservatory
1777 E Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43203
Dbi, Inc. Hiring Event
09/26/2018 10:00 am
Goodwill
2606-B Chamberlayne Ave
Richmond, VA 23222