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Reentry Programs in District Of Columbia

Here are 15 non-profits organizations that assist ex-offenders finding employment in District Of Columbia:

  • 1. America Works - Washington D.C.

    Most job seekers at America Works are working again within four weeks. After you are employed, we continue our service. We are there every step of the way while you establish yourself within your new job and offer a number of services that will help with the transition such as problem solving and helpful reminders. Depending on your career choices, we also provide additional training that will help accelerate your growth in your chosen field.

    1627 K Street NW, Washington, 20006

    202-466-5627

  • 2. Back on My Feet - Washington DC

    Back on My Feet recruits members (individuals experiencing homelessness) at homeless and residential facilities around the country and begins with a commitment to run three days a week in the early morning. After 30 days in the program, members with 90% attendance earn the opportunity to move into the second phase of the program called Next Steps, which provides educational support, job training programs, employment partnership referrals and housing resources. Almost 80% of individuals who start the program move into Next Steps.

    1225 New York Avenue NW, Washington, 20001

    215-772-1080

  • 3. Community Family Life Services

    Employment Counselors at CFLS work with each individual no matter where they are in life, and seek to establish a strong relationship giving the client enough attention and support to go out and find a job paying a livable wage.

    305 E. Street, NW, Washington, 20001

    202-347-0511

  • 4. DC Department of Employment Services - Office of Youth Services

    The In-School Program provides academic enrichment activities, work-readiness skills, project-based learning, life skills and leadership development. The goal of the program is to help prepare District youth to successfully transition from high school into post-secondary education, advanced training, unsubsidized employment, or a career in the military. During the school year, youth ages 14-21 will have the opportunity to participate in the In-School Program. To be eligible, youth must meet the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requirements, be a District resident and be enrolled in a High School or College institution.

    4058 Minnesota Avenue NE, Washington, 20019

    202-724-7000

  • 5. East of the River Clergy Police Community Partnership

    This program is designed to provide reintegration services for participating ex-offenders returning to the community once released from incarceration. Services include employment training and placement; housing, literacy training, life skills training.

    4105 First Street S.E., Washington, 20032

    202-373-5767

  • 6. Jubilee Jobs, Inc. - Northwest Office

    The goal of Jubilee Jobs is to help ex-offenders and others find their way out of poverty and joblessness by providing compassionate, skilled job preparation and placement for those in greatest need.

    2712 Ontario Rd. NW, Washington, 20009

    202-667-8970

  • 7. Jubilee Jobs, Inc. - Southeast Office

    The goal of Jubilee Jobs is to help ex-offenders and others find their way out of poverty and joblessness by providing compassionate, skilled job preparation and placement for those in greatest need.

    2419 Minnesota Ave. SE, Washington, 20020

    202-758-3710

  • 8. Project Empowerment Plus

    For over fifteen years, Project Empowerment has helped to reduce economic disparity in the District by serving thousands of individuals with multiple barriers to employment. The Program?s work readiness model is designed to provide nearly 700 unemployed District residents with opportunities to grow in education, training, and subsidized employment placements each year. Project Empowerment achieves its mission of moving participants into the workforce by partnering with government, non-profit, and private businesses across the DMV area to recruit, train, match, and coach candidates for successful employment.

    4058 Minnesota Avenue, NE, Washington, 20019

    202-724-7000

  • 9. Reintegrating Alternatives Personal Program (R.A.P.P.)

    Reintegrating Alternatives Personal Program (RAPP) welcomes the opportunity to help open doors and work with ex-offenders returning home from incarceration.

    2465 Alabama Avenue S.E., Washington, 20020

    202-678-6038

  • 10. Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington - Anacostia/Southeast DC

    The Next Step Program, is especially tailored to meet the needs of women and men with multiple barriers to employment, including folks who are unemployed long-term, formerly incarcerated, disconnected youth, recovering addicts, public assistance recipients, veterans, homeless, and/or those who are working on the edge of poverty. It offers a distinct combination of attitudinal and job readiness training, along with case work and targeted support services that successfully prepare chronically unemployed individuals for competitive employment opportunities in some of today?s highest growth industries.

    1345 U Street SE, Washington, 20020

    202-889-7702

  • 11. Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington - Northwest DC

    The Next Step Program, is especially tailored to meet the needs of women and men with multiple barriers to employment, including folks who are unemployed long-term, formerly incarcerated, disconnected youth, recovering addicts, public assistance recipients, veterans, homeless, and/or those who are working on the edge of poverty. It offers a distinct combination of attitudinal and job readiness training, along with case work and targeted support services that successfully prepare chronically unemployed individuals for competitive employment opportunities in some of today?s highest growth industries.

    1516 Hamilton Street NW, Washington, 20011

    202-722-2280

  • 12. Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington - Skyland Workforce Center/Southeast DC

    The Next Step Program, is especially tailored to meet the needs of women and men with multiple barriers to employment, including folks who are unemployed long-term, formerly incarcerated, disconnected youth, recovering addicts, public assistance recipients, veterans, homeless, and/or those who are working on the edge of poverty. It offers a distinct combination of attitudinal and job readiness training, along with case work and targeted support services that successfully prepare chronically unemployed individuals for competitive employment opportunities in some of today?s highest growth industries.

    2509 Good Hope Road SE, Washington, 20020

    202-793-2141

  • 13. So Others Might Eat - CET

    The Center for Employment Training (CET) is one of the country`s largest, most effective educational, and employment training programs, focused on those who need help the most.

    71 O Street, NW, Washington, 20001

    202-797-8806

  • 14. The Mayors Office on Returning Citizens Affairs (MORCA)

    The Mayor?s Office on Returning Citizens Affairs (MORCA) opened its doors in 2007 as the first legislatively-mandated office in the country specifically serving formerly incarcerated individuals. MORCA serves as the principal contact point for returning citizens by removing barriers to reentry, and empowering residents to connect to services for employment, health, education, housing assistance, and family needs. Over the years, MORCA has grown to provide case management services, family unification engagements, prison outreach, and critical vital records assistance.

    2100 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, Washington, 20020

    202-715-7670

  • 15. Thrive DC

    The New Directions Re-entry Program is designed to assist people who have been recently incarcerated and/or released from jail or prison, back on the road to becoming successful returning citizens.

    1525 Newton St. NW, Washington, 20010

    202-737-9311

Data is retrieved from CareerOneStop. Last update on February 2023

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