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Reentry Programs in Florida

Here are 45 non-profits organizations that assist ex-offenders finding employment in Florida:

  • 1. Another Chance Transitional Services (ACTS) Dream Again Center

    Another Chance Transitional Services (ACTS) provides comprehensive and coordinated services strategic to the reintegration of former incarcerated individuals. We strive to insure that all convicted felons have the necessary support they need in order to begin a successful and productive life after their release from jail or prison.

    2101 North Pace Boulevard, Pensacola, 32505

    850-437-9900

  • 2. Eckerd Connects Paxen - Bartow

    Eckerd Connects� Paxen lives to fulfill its mission to provide fundamental life, education, and workforce skills that together form the building blocks for better lives. Paxen specializes in developing and delivering outcome-based programs that build academic, employment and life skills.

    550 East Clower Street, Bartow, 33830

    941-264-8599

  • 3. Eckerd Connects Paxen - Bradenton

    Eckerd Connects� Paxen lives to fulfill its mission to provide fundamental life, education, and workforce skills that together form the building blocks for better lives. Paxen specializes in developing and delivering outcome-based programs that build academic, employment and life skills.

    3657 Cortez Road West, Bradenton, 34210

    813-284-6943

  • 4. Eckerd Connects Paxen - Brooksville

    Eckerd Connects� Paxen lives to fulfill its mission to provide fundamental life, education, and workforce skills that together form the building blocks for better lives. Paxen specializes in developing and delivering outcome-based programs that build academic, employment and life skills.

    16336 Cortez Blvd, Brooksville, 34613

    352-251-7164

  • 5. Eckerd Connects Paxen - Chiefland

    Eckerd Connects� Paxen lives to fulfill its mission to provide fundamental life, education, and workforce skills that together form the building blocks for better lives. Paxen specializes in developing and delivering outcome-based programs that build academic, employment and life skills.

    2175 NW 11th. Drive, Chiefland, 32626

    352-291-9550

  • 6. Eckerd Connects Paxen - Clearwater

    Eckerd Connects� Paxen lives to fulfill its mission to provide fundamental life, education, and workforce skills that together form the building blocks for better lives. Paxen specializes in developing and delivering outcome-based programs that build academic, employment and life skills.

    100 North Starcrest Drive, Clearwater, 33765

    727-461-2990

  • 7. Eckerd Connects Paxen - Ft. Pierce

    Eckerd Connects� Paxen lives to fulfill its mission to provide fundamental life, education, and workforce skills that together form the building blocks for better lives. Paxen specializes in developing and delivering outcome-based programs that build academic, employment and life skills.

    616 E Orange Avenue, Ft. Pierce, 34950

    866-482-4473

  • 8. Eckerd Connects Paxen - Ocala

    Eckerd Connects� Paxen lives to fulfill its mission to provide fundamental life, education, and workforce skills that together form the building blocks for better lives. Paxen specializes in developing and delivering outcome-based programs that build academic, employment and life skills.

    306 NW 7th Avenue, Ocala, 34475

    941-276-3724

  • 9. Eckerd Connects Paxen - St. Petersburg

    Eckerd Connects� Paxen lives to fulfill its mission to provide fundamental life, education, and workforce skills that together form the building blocks for better lives. Paxen specializes in developing and delivering outcome-based programs that build academic, employment and life skills.

    3810 5th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, 33713

    727-202-8917

  • 10. Eckerd Connects Paxen - Stuart

    Eckerd Connects� Paxen lives to fulfill its mission to provide fundamental life, education, and workforce skills that together form the building blocks for better lives. Paxen specializes in developing and delivering outcome-based programs that build academic, employment and life skills.

    710 SE Central Parkway, Stuart, 34994

    727-214-3174

  • 11. Eckerd Connects Project Bridge - Ft. Myers

    Eckerd Connects� Project Bridge provides transitional services to boys and girls ages 11-21 reintegrating to their home communities from juvenile justice residential commitment programs. Through an innovative collaboration of organizations, Project Bridge provides educational, mentoring, vocational and transportation services to help our young people achieve stable and successful lives and avoid re-entry into the criminal justice system.

    6213 Presidential Court, Ft. Myers, 33919

    239-208-8983

  • 12. Eckerd Connects Project Bridge - Ft. Pierce

    Eckerd Connects� Project Bridge provides transitional services to boys and girls ages 11-21 reintegrating to their home communities from juvenile justice residential commitment programs. Through an innovative collaboration of organizations, Project Bridge provides educational, mentoring, vocational and transportation services to help our young people achieve stable and successful lives and avoid re-entry into the criminal justice system.

    415 Avenue A, Ft. Pierce, 34950

  • 13. Eckerd Connects Project Bridge - Miami

    Eckerd Connects� Project Bridge provides transitional services to boys and girls ages 11-21 reintegrating to their home communities from juvenile justice residential commitment programs. Through an innovative collaboration of organizations, Project Bridge provides educational, mentoring, vocational and transportation services to help our young people achieve stable and successful lives and avoid re-entry into the criminal justice system.

    18441 NW 2nd Avenue, Miami, 33169

    305-705-4911

  • 14. Eckerd Connects Project Bridge - Oakland Park

    Eckerd Connects� Project Bridge provides transitional services to boys and girls ages 11-21 reintegrating to their home communities from juvenile justice residential commitment programs. Through an innovative collaboration of organizations, Project Bridge provides educational, mentoring, vocational and transportation services to help our young people achieve stable and successful lives and avoid re-entry into the criminal justice system.

    2909 NW 21st Avenue, Oakland Park, 33311

    954-626-0664

  • 15. Eckerd Connects Project Bridge - Tampa

    Eckerd Connects� Project Bridge provides transitional services to boys and girls ages 11-21 reintegrating to their home communities from juvenile justice residential commitment programs. Through an innovative collaboration of organizations, Project Bridge provides educational, mentoring, vocational and transportation services to help our young people achieve stable and successful lives and avoid re-entry into the criminal justice system.

    10549 N Florida Avenue, Tampa, 33612

    813-284-6943

  • 16. Eckerd Connects Project Bridge - West Palm Beach

    Eckerd Connects� Project Bridge provides transitional services to boys and girls ages 11-21 reintegrating to their home communities from juvenile justice residential commitment programs. Through an innovative collaboration of organizations, Project Bridge provides educational, mentoring, vocational and transportation services to help our young people achieve stable and successful lives and avoid re-entry into the criminal justice system.

    400 N Congress Avenue, West Palm Beach, 33401

    561-469-7693

  • 17. Eckerd Connects Workforce Development - Port St. Lucie

    Eckerd Connects� Workforce Development provides career pathways and support to adults, dislocated workers, and youth ages 16 and older. Its one-stop delivery system provides a range of career services to fit the needs of each individual. Additionally, Workforce Development aligns with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and provides all of its employment services free of charge to eligible participants.

    584 NW University Boulevard, Port St. Lucie, 34986

    772-408-1260

  • 18. Eckerd Connects Workforce Development - Vero Beach

    Eckerd Connects� Workforce Development provides career pathways and support to adults, dislocated workers, and youth ages 16 and older. Its one-stop delivery system provides a range of career services to fit the needs of each individual. Additionally, Workforce Development aligns with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and provides all of its employment services free of charge to eligible participants.

    1880 82nd Avenue, Vero Beach, 32966

    866-482-4473

  • 19. Gang Alternative Inc. - Broward Corporate Office

    Gang Alternative, Inc. (GA) was incorporated as a 501 (c3) in 2005, focusing on community-driven outreach and resource development approaches to address high crime, violence, dependency, and delinquency. It was founded in faith and evolved with the understanding that there is more to ministry work than just teaching �Bible stuff.� When we talk about �Gang Alternative� we are referring to the �gang mentality� that enslaves individuals and families in our communities, keeping them dependent, delinquent and destitute, preventing them from being the best that they can be. GA provides alternatives to change this mindset, operating under five Pillars of Service: Positive Youth Development Family Strengthening Workforce Development Community Upliftment and Partnerships Health and Wellness

    4500 North State Road 7, Lauderdale Lakes, 33319

    954-360-8833

  • 20. Gang Alternative Inc. - Little Haiti Community Center

    Gang Alternative, Inc. (GA) was incorporated as a 501 (c3) in 2005, focusing on community-driven outreach and resource development approaches to address high crime, violence, dependency, and delinquency. It was founded in faith and evolved with the understanding that there is more to ministry work than just teaching �Bible stuff.� When we talk about �Gang Alternative� we are referring to the �gang mentality� that enslaves individuals and families in our communities, keeping them dependent, delinquent and destitute, preventing them from being the best that they can be. GA provides alternatives to change this mindset, operating under five Pillars of Service: Positive Youth Development Family Strengthening Workforce Development Community Upliftment and Partnerships Health and Wellness

    6620 North Miami Avenue, Miami, 33150

    786-391-2375

  • 21. Gang Alternative Inc. - North Miami Beach Community

    Gang Alternative, Inc. (GA) was incorporated as a 501 (c3) in 2005, focusing on community-driven outreach and resource development approaches to address high crime, violence, dependency, and delinquency. It was founded in faith and evolved with the understanding that there is more to ministry work than just teaching �Bible stuff.� When we talk about �Gang Alternative� we are referring to the �gang mentality� that enslaves individuals and families in our communities, keeping them dependent, delinquent and destitute, preventing them from being the best that they can be. GA provides alternatives to change this mindset, operating under five Pillars of Service: Positive Youth Development Family Strengthening Workforce Development Community Upliftment and Partnerships Health and Wellness

    1854 NE 164 Street, Miami, 33162

    786-391-2375

  • 22. Good News Outreach

    Mercy House provides returning citizens with data-based research tested best practice and critically necessary resources as they begin their journey back into our community from incarceration and addiction.

    548 E Bradford Rd, Tallahassee, 32303

    850-412-0016

  • 23. Goodwill Industries of North Florida

    The Goodwill of North Florida Job Junctions have become a valuable community service. These walk-in Career Centers provide a positive and supportive environment; where anyone looking for work may access resources and learn skills to conduct an independent job search at no charge.

    4527 Lenox Avenue, Jacksonville, 32205

    904-384-1361

  • 24. His Healing Hand Ministries

    His Healing Hand Ministries is a purpose driven ministry working with those behind bars, those returning from a time away, those on probation or parole, or those who have a criminal past.

    , Goldenrod, 32733

    407-219-7625

  • 25. Home Builders Institute Job Corps - Jacksonville

    Building Today`s Workforce for Tomorrow uses a comprehensive partnership to accelerate training programs for entry-level workers, alternative labor pools of men and women, and skills enhancement of current residential construction workers in the trades.

    4811 Payne Stewart Drive, Jacksonville, 32209

    904-360-8200

  • 26. House of Hope - Fort Lauderdale

    As a prison after care ministry, our program essentially begins once participants return home from full-time jobs.

    908 SW 1st Street, Ft. Lauderdale, 33312

    954-524-8989

  • 27. House of Hope - Gainsville

    As a prison after care ministry, our program essentially begins once participants return home from full-time jobs.

    PO Box 12113, Gainsville, 32604

    352-642-4061

  • 28. House of Hope - Hillsborough

    As a prison after care ministry, our program essentially begins once participants return home from full-time jobs_x000D_ _x000D_

    213 W.Curtis Street, Tampa, 33603

    813-231-5122

  • 29. House of Hope - Martin County

    As a prison after care ministry, our program essentially begins once participants return home from full-time jobs_x000D_

    2484 SE Bonita Street, Stuart, 34997

    772-286-4673

  • 30. House of Hope - University Ave

    As a prison after care ministry, our program essentially begins once participants return home from full-time jobs._x000D_

    2005 E University Ave., Gainsville, 32641-5912

    352-226-8801

  • 31. Operation New Hope Community Development Corp.

    Operation New Hope, seeks to help rebuild low-income communities and to train and employ ex-offenders and others in need of developing marketable skills.

    1830 North Main St., Jacksonville, 32206

    904-354-4673

  • 32. PRIDE Enterprises

    The mission of PRIDE`s ex-offender training is to conduct a comprehensive workplace training program that promotes the rehabilitation and employability of PRIDE workers and optimizes the productive performance of the industries to which they are assigned.

    1463 Oakfield Drive, Brandon, 33511

    813-324-8700

  • 33. Pinellas County Urban League

    The Pinellas County Urban League is the Community Empowerment Center with a specific focus on workforce development. We work with individual job seekers and local employers to increase job placement strengthen the workforce.

    333 31st Street North, St. Petersburg, 33713

    727-327-2081

  • 34. Project 180

    Project 180 focuses on clean and sober housing, job skill training, academic education, and establishing a supportive social network is a logical solution to the difficult challenges former offenders face when they reenter our communities.

    , Sarasota, 34277-2684

    941-677-2281

  • 35. Riverside House

    Riverside House is a non-profit, faith-based organization committed to guiding people convicted of crime into becoming productive citizens. Our dedicated, caring, and compassionate team members provide counseling, life skills training, and vocational and pastoral care services.

    968 NW 2nd St., Miami, 33128

    305-326-9799

  • 36. Salvation Army - Ft. Lauderdale

    Even the most determined people have a difficult time negotiating their way out of a situation when they have no resources - no home, no transportation, no appropriate clothing and no way to put together a resume. More devastating is the loss of confidence and self esteem produced by the loss of a job and home. The Salvation Army in Broward County provides the specific and on going assistance required to enable our clients to achieve and maintain economic self sufficiency._x000D_ _x000D_

    100 SW 9th Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, 32034

    954-524-6991

  • 37. Salvation Army - Tampa

    The Salvation Army Correctional Services provides probation supervision for misdemeanor probationers sentenced by the Hillsborough County Courts._x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_

    1603 N. Florida Avenue, Tampa, 33602

    813-226-0055

  • 38. Shisa, Inc. - Women

    Shisa House operates a transitional home for female offenders at Shisa House in Tallahassee, Florida. To be eligible to live at the Shisa House, and participate in a work-release program, inmates must pass the screening standards set and administered by the Florida Department of Corrections.

    418 W. Virginia Street, Tallahassee, 32301

    850-222-4859

  • 39. Success Training And Retention Services (S.T.A.R.S.) - Clearwater

    Career Pathways from the Success Training And Retention Services at PERC provides employment services for those with background challenges who are making changes in their lives and seeking employment. We also offer support services through our comprehensive case management system to ensure that you have the necessary tools for success. It really is a holistic based approach to reentry and employment.

    12810 US Hwy. 19 N, Clearwater, 33764

    855-505-7372

  • 40. Success Training And Retention Services (S.T.A.R.S.) - St. Petersburg

    Career Pathways from the Success Training And Retention Services at PERC provides employment services for those with background challenges who are making changes in their lives and seeking employment. We also offer support services through our comprehensive case management system to ensure that you have the necessary tools for success. It really is a holistic based approach to reentry and employment.

    1601 16th Street South, St. Petersburg, 33705

    727-954-3993

  • 41. Success Training And Retention Services (S.T.A.R.S.) - Tarpon Springs

    Career Pathways from the Success Training And Retention Services at PERC provides employment services for those with background challenges who are making changes in their lives and seeking employment. We also offer support services through our comprehensive case management system to ensure that you have the necessary tools for success. It really is a holistic based approach to reentry and employment.

    1200 S. Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs, 34689

    855-505-7372

  • 42. Tampa Bay Academy of Hope

    Tampa Bay Academy of Hope provides the reentry program using evidenced informed practices to assist returning citizens age 25 and over in transitioning back into the community by obtaining industry recognized credentials leading to sustainable employment.

    7402 N 56th St. Suite 400, Tampa, 33617

    813-620-4029

  • 43. Tampa Bay Academy of Hope - YouthBuild

    Youthbuild TBAH ensures that Hillsborough�s youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who are high school dropouts, adjudicated youth, youth aging out of foster care, youth with disabilities, homeless youth, and other disconnected youth populations have a program that includes an academic component which assists youth who are often significantly behind in basic skill development to obtain a high school diploma or state high school equivalency credential. The program also includes occupational skills training that prepares at-risk youth to gain placement into career pathways and/or further education or training, and also supports the goal of increasing affordable housing within communities by teaching youth construction skills learned by building or significantly renovating homes for sale or rent to low-income families or transitional housing for homeless families or individuals.

    5118 North 56th Street, Tampa Bay, 33610

    813-620-4029

  • 44. Tampa Crossroads, Inc

    The Community Transition Program serves individuals who are returning to the Tampa Bay area from a State, Federal or Local correctional institution and are in need of case management and/or counseling services in order to make the transition easier. We provide client referrals for employment, housing, transportation, food, clothing, and health care.

    5109 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa, 33603

    813-238-8557

  • 45. Transition, Inc.

    Transition is a not for profit re-entry organization located in the heart of Overtown. Our mission for the last 48 years has been to lift individuals out of the cycle of crime and poverty. To do so, we offer a variety of services including job search, job referral and job placement, as well as job training, and certifications in a number of trades. We are proud of our partnership with Miami Dade County Correction and Rehabilitation�s Boot Camp Re-entry Program, enhancing the employment skills of young men and women 18-24 is one of our primary objectives. Transition partners with both large and small employers in various industries including construction, warehouse, landscaping, restaurant and hospitality.

    1550 N.W. 3rd Ave., Miami, 33136

    305-571-2001

Data is retrieved from CareerOneStop. Last update on February 2023