Reentry Programs in Maryland
18 groups specialize in helping people with criminal records in Maryland

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

  • 1. America Works - Baltimore

    America Works places hard-to-serve populations and has jobs for all skill levels.

    1 North Charles Street, Baltimore, 21201

    410-625-9675

  • 2. Anne Arundel Workforce Re-Entry Initiative

    AAWDC’s Re-Entry Program, a partnership with the Anne Arundel County Detention Center, provides the opportunity for offenders to successfully transition back into the community with the emphasis on employment.

    1131 Benfield Blvd., Millersville, 21108

    410-987-3890

  • 3. Back on My Feet

    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.

    201 N Charles Street, Baltimore, 21201

    215-772-1080

  • 4. Baltimore City?s Reentry Center

    The ReC, Baltimore City`s new career center assisting the returning ex-inmate population.

    2401 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, 21215

    410-396-7873

  • 5. Baltimore Transitional Jobs Project

    The Job Opportunities Task Force (JOTF) Transitional Jobs Project works to increase the skills, job opportunities, and incomes of ex-offenders.

    201 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, 21201

    410-234-8040

  • 6. Career Academy

    An alternative public high school providing academic, youth development and career awareness services to students in Baltimore City.

    101 W 24th Street, Baltimore, 21218

    410-396-7454

  • 7. Catholic Charities - Christopher Place Employment Academy

    Project SERVE (Service-Empowerment-Revitalization-Volunteerism-Employment) is a community-based program that assists ex-offender to transition from incarceration into Project SERVE and then into employment.

    228 W. Lexington Street, Baltimore, 21231

    410-685-0295

  • 8. Center for Urban Families

    The Workforce Development Program is structured to increase access for the formerly incarcerated and chronically un- or under-employed, to a comprehensive range of job acquisition, retention and advancement services and work supports.

    2201 North Monroe Street, Baltimore, 21217

    410-367-5691

  • 9. Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake -SEETTS Supporting Ex-Offenders in Employment Training and Transitional Services

    Goodwill`s SEETTS (Supporting Ex-Offenders in Employment Training and Transitional Services) program was established with the purpose of enhancing the growth and development of ex-offenders in career choices and goals. The SEETTS program assists the ex-offender in connecting with community services that can help make the transition back into society easier.

    222 East Redwood Street, Baltimore, 21202

    410-837-1800

  • 10. Howard County Youth Services

    The Office of Workforce development works with youth to help them?in identifying and accomplishing?their educational and career goals. Our services are aimed to help you succeed! Our staff will work with you one-on-one to create a personal plan for success and to connect you to education and /or in-demand industry occupations. For more information about enroll in our program click here.

    3430 Court House Dr, Ellicott City, 21043

    410-290-2620

  • 11. Light House

    The Light House is both a facility and a program. Physically located in a new 24,400 square foot facility in Annapolis, Maryland, we provide emergency shelter and transitional housing for individuals and families who are homeless as well as permanent supportive housing for women.

    10 Hudson Street, Annapolis, 21401

    410-349-5056

  • 12. Living Classrooms

    Living Classrooms? job skills training and workforce development programs assist disadvantaged youth and young adults to overcome obstacles including lack of education, lack of skills, poor work history, history of substance abuse or criminal behavior.

    802 S. Caroline Street, Baltimore, 21231

    410-685-0295

  • 13. MENding Families - Re-Entry Program

    The Re-Entry Program  offers male and female returning citizens assistance in adapting back into the community. There is major focus on employment and job readiness with training opportunities in communities where unemployment is high. 

    6490 Landover Road, Cheverly, 20785

    301-221-7292

  • 14. Maryland New Directions` Career Focus

    The Career Focus program offers job readiness training to Baltimore City residents who are struggling with significant barriers to employment. Clients attend workshops to learn to think like an employer, identify skills, set goals, search for jobs online, and much more.

    2700 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, 21201

    410-230-0630

  • 15. New Pathways, Inc.

    An exciting opportunity that includes a full range of preparation services, training, and job placement support leading to a career as a Certified Logistics Associate.

    1045 Taylor Avenue, Towson, 21286

    410-464-2600

  • 16. Power Inside

    Women returning to the community from prison and jail face overwhelming barriers. Lack of housing, drug treatment, employment and medical services makes community reentry extremely difficult. Through our case management program we work with women to anticipate and address their individual needs while they are incarcerated and continue to support them as they rebuild their lives after release.

    325 E 25th Street, Baltimore, 21211

    410-889-8333

  • 17. Project JumpStart

    JumpStart is a 14-week construction-training program for anyone with a high school diploma or GED. Experienced teachers help students learn plumbing, carpentry and electrical skills. Students also receive essential safety training, financial coaching, a stipend and driver’s education.

    725 Fallsway, Baltimore, 21202

    410-725-8341

  • 18. Volunteers of America Chesapeake - Community Re-entry

    This program assists men and women in making a successful transition from prison to the community through pre-release and work-release programs. The Comprehensive Sanction Center (CSC) accepts referrals from federal correctional institutions and courts as well as from the Federal Probation Department and Pretrial Services.

    7901 Annapolis Road, Lanham, 20706

    301-459-2020

Data is retrieved from CareerOneStop. Last update on July 2021