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Reentry Programs in Connecticut
22 groups specialize in helping people with criminal records in Connecticut

Here are non-profits organizations that assist ex-offenders finding employment in Connecticut

  • 1. Career Resources Inc. ReEntry Works

    Assisting ex-offenders succeed in their return to the workforce, ReEntry Works services include the development of an individual employment plan, skills assessment, training and job placement using an ex-offender friendly job database.

    350 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, 06604

    203-610-8678

  • 2. Children's Community Programs of CT

    Tutoring/study Skills training, work experience, paid and unpaid internshiphs, Life skills and career develop[ment

    446-A Blake Street, New Haven, 06515

    203-786-6403 ext. 116

  • 3. Community Partners in Action

    Reentry and Employment Services are specifically for people returning to the Hartford area after a prison stay. This programs offers basic needs assistance, stabilizing support, ?employability? skills, job hunting preparation and career certification training. then supplies the resources to help meet their needs and/or interests, and process them for placement into employment and/or educational/vocational training. Referrals are open to offenders and ex-offenders.

    110 Bartholomew Ave, Hartford, 06106

    860-566-2030

  • 4. Community Renewal Team

    Community Renewal Team services are designed to reduce the likelihood of repeat criminal behavior. Short-term housing and housing supports are available in addition to transitional support services. Referrals come from the Judicial Branch or Department of Correction.

    330 Market Street, Hartford, 06101

    860-490-8864

  • 5. Community Solutions

    CSI offers a portfolio of services to thousands of adults referred through contracts with all branches of the state and federal criminal justice systems, as well as social service agencies.

    340 Wesy Newberry Road, Broomfield, 06002

    203-790-1436

  • 6. EMERGE Connecticut, Inc.

    EMERGE Connecticut, Inc. is a self-sufficient social enterprise committed to assisting formerly incarcerated people successfully integrate back into their families and communities. ??

    830 Grand Avenue, New Haven, 06511

    203-562-0171

  • 7. Family ReEntry - New Haven

    This innovative, nonresidential model results in the successful reintegration of formerly-incarcerated persons into their families and communities.

    75 Washington Avenue, New Haven, 06604

    203-361-9166

  • 8. Family ReEntry - Norwalk

    This innovative, nonresidential model results in the successful reintegration of formerly-incarcerated persons into their families and communities.

    9 Mott Avenue, Norwalk, 06850

    203-838-0496

  • 9. Goodwill Career Career Coaching

    Goodwill Career Connections Centers offer free, personalized services to aid in your job search including resume-writing assistance, skills assessment, career counseling, access to computers, help with interviewing skills and job placement services.

    165 Ocean Terrace, Bridgeport, 06605

    203-368-6511

  • 10. Milford Employment and Training

    Job specific classroom training, clinical training, study skills, labor market & career development, basic skills and job development and placement

    150 Gulf Street, Milford, 06460

    203-783-3243

  • 11. New London Youth Affairs COOL Program

    Project COOL targets youth that are juniors & seniors & will have a pipeline focus

    120 Broad Street, New London, 06320

    860-442-4994

  • 12. Northwest Regional Workforce Board - WIOA Youth Program

    This program prepares youth for post-secondary education and employment opportunities, helps them attain educational and/or skills training credentials, and provides career opportunities.

    249 Thomaston Ave, Waterbury, 06702-1036

    203-437-3380

  • 13. Norwich Youth and Family Services

    Project COOL targets youth that are juniors & seniors & will have a pipeline focus

    80 Broadway, Norwich, 06360

    860-823-3783

  • 14. OIC of New London County

    OIC`s Project Employment provides training and employment support services to ex-offenders and their families as they re-integrate into the community and assist other social relationship.

    106 Truman Street, New London, 06320

    860-447-1731

  • 15. Project Fresh Start

    The City of New Haven Project Fresh Start Reentry Program facilitates the coordination of community partners, state agencies and other reentry stakeholders for the purpose of creating a citywide, strategic, and systematic delivery of resources that leads to reduced recidivism, increased employment, access to continued education and the long term self-sufficiency of returning citizens.

    165 Church Street, New Haven, 06510

    203-946-7821

  • 16. STRIVE - Fairfield County

    The STRIVE Fairfield County program provides participants with the training and tools to achieve their best employment and personal potential. STRIVE?s training focuses on developing positive attitudes and work habits for successful long-term job retention. STRIVE is particularly effective for low-income unemployed and under-employed individuals.

    350 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, 06604

    203-334-5627

  • 17. STRIVE - Hartford

    The STRIVE Hartford program provides participants with the training and tools to achieve their best employment and personal potential. STRIVE?s training focuses on developing positive attitudes and work habits for successful long-term job retention. STRIVE is particularly effective for low-income unemployed and under-employed individuals.

    20-28 Sargeant Street, Hartford, 06105

    860-560-0351

  • 18. STRIVE - New Haven

    The STRIVE New Haven program provides participants with the training and tools to achieve their best employment and personal potential. STRIVE?s training focuses on developing positive attitudes and work habits for successful long-term job retention. STRIVE is particularly effective for low-income unemployed and under-employed individuals.

    746 Chapel St., New Haven, 06510

    203-777-1720

  • 19. Stride Program For Incarcerated Mothers and Fathers

    STRIDE is designed to provide participants with job readiness, job search, job placement, and job retention skills and support that will promote access to higher paying, personally relevant jobs. Participants receive one-on-one counseling and group support as well as pre and post-release case management services. In addition, community transition plans address barriers and needs regarding housing, transportation, clothing and family reunification. The STRIDE Program serves a targeted group of incarcerated men and women, both pre- and post-release, from four correctional facilities in Connecticut: Bridgeport Correctional Center in Bridgeport; Niantic Annex Correctional Institution in Niantic; York Correctional Institution in Niantic and Corrigan-Radgowski Correctional Center in Uncasville.

    742 Upper Maple Street, Danielson, 06239

    860-932-4000

  • 20. The 180 Center

    If you are between the ages of 18 and 24 years old, live in Bridgeport, CT and have a past or present criminal justice involvement, The 180 Center can provide opportunities to help you find training for employment to pursue a career path.

    793 Grand Ave., New Haven, 06511-4942

    203-909-9194

  • 21. Waterbury Youth Services

    Summer WBL project and yr round academic and work readiness skills along with college visits, financial aide and development of future plans beyond high school.

    83 Prospect Street, Waterbury, 06702

    203-573-0264

  • 22. Workforce Alliance

    Workforce Alliance collaborates with a group of concerned organizations to link parolees and ex-offenders with employment, training and support services. Our partners include the Police Department, individual probation officers, Department of Corrections and a host of community-based agencies.

    560 Ella T. Grasso Blvd., New Haven, 06519

    203-867-4030

Data is retrieved from CareerOneStop. Last update on July 2021