Programs for 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

Become a truck driver, get your CDL. Many trucking companies will train & employ felons as long as you have a clean driving record. A truck driver can be a good job for felons.

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Tattoo Removal

Tattoo removal can help provide a fresh start for returning citizens. There are many free or low-cost programs available. Removing tattoos can make finding jobs for felons easier.

Tattoo Removal
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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.

Get Post-Conviction Relief
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Federal Bonding Program

The Federal Bonding Program provides free bonds to employers as an incentive to hire returning citizens. Bonds protect against theft & employee dishonesty.

Federal Bonding Program
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Food & Clothing

Food banks, soup kitchens, and thrift shops are just some of the resources available to you if you need a hot meal or a new set of clothes. Many offer free or low-cost services to help you.

Food & Clothing
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Rehablitation & Substance Abuse Programs

Alcohol and/or drug abuse problems can happen to anyone. Finding the right help is critical to overcoming your addiction and maintaining your recovery.

Rehablitation & Substance Abuse Programs
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Teen & Youth Services

Teens & youth can experience unique challenges during re-entry. These services & programs are ready to help with those challenges.

Teen & Youth Services
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Mentoring Programs

A mentor is there for you to help guide you during your journey. Many have walked down the same path before you and understand first-hand the problems and struggles you will face.

Mentoring Programs
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Healthcare Resources

While public hospitals exist to provide care in emergencies, finding routine healthcare services can be difficult if you have no insurance or limited financial resources.

Healthcare Resources
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Programs for Men

These programs & services are tailored to address the needs and challenges that men face during re-entry.

Programs for Men
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Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)

Discover programs and services specifically tailored to address the needs of women and children, including food, healthcare, and other resources.

Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)
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Driver's License & ID Cards

Obtaining a driver's license or state-issued ID card is an important first step in your re-entry. From driving a car to applying for jobs, having a driver's license or ID is essential.

Driver's License & ID Cards
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Cash Assistance & Emergency Services

There are many programs available within communities to help with temporary cash assistance or emergency resources to those in need.

Cash Assistance & Emergency Services
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Government Services & Programs

Access low-cost or free services offered within your community by your local government. Quickly find the right government agency or contact to get your questions answered.

Government Services & Programs
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Finding affordable, suitable housing with a felony can be a challenge. Search homes & apartments, housing resources, & financial assistance resources.

Find Felony Friendly Housing
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Inmates & Families

These services & programs are ready to help not just current inmates, but their family and friends with preparing for incarceration and/or release.

Services for Inmates & Their Families
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Transportation Assistance

Need a ride to your job interview, training, or anywhere else? Many cities, states, and non-profit organizations offer services to help those in need access transportation.

Transportation Assistance
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Programs For Veterans

Are you a veteran needing help locating services or programs in your community? Find agencies & organizations that only help veterans.

Programs For Veterans
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Churches & Religious Organizations

Religion can be a key influencer on your path to re-entry. But being religious is not always a requirement. Many churches offer services to those in need with no questions asked.

Churches & Religious Organziations
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GED & Educational Resources

Expand your career options through education and training. Get details on financial aid options, such as Pell grants, available to you.

GED & Educational Resources

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