Explore Programs for Felons

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

Choose from thousands of programs available to help you overcome the challenges of having a criminal record. 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 not only assist you, but help you get hired.

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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 offer a second chance 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 and jumpstart your second chance.

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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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Your Second Chance Awaits You!

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 a great way to get in front of employers. Many employers will hire you, even with a criminal record, on the spot at these events. Career readiness events & skills training seminars give you a chance to learn new skills and strengthen existing ones. You can also get assistance with writing your resume, preparing for interviews, or learning how to negotiate a job offer.

Long Island Job Fair
10/15/2018 11:00 am
Four Points by Sheraton Melville Long Island
333 South Service Road
Plainview, NY 11803
Baltimore Job Fair
10/16/2018 11:00 am
Towson Baltimore North Hotel & Suites
1100 Cromwell Bridge Rd
Towson, MD 21286
Minneapolis Career Fair
10/16/2018 11:00 am
Embassy Suites Bloomington Hotel
2800 American Boulevard West
Bloomington, MN 55431
Seattle Career Fair
10/16/2018 11:00 am
Hilton Seattle Airport Hotel & Conference Center
17620 International Boulevard
Seattle, WA 98188
JobNewsUSA.com Tampa Job Fair
10/17/2018 10:00 am
George M. Steinbrenner Field
One Steinbrenner Drive
Tampa, FL 33614