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Reentry Programs in Michigan

Here are 16 non-profits organizations that assist ex-offenders finding employment in Michigan:

  • 1. 70 Times 7 - Grand Rapids

    Our reentry program is designed to provide the participant with the skills, tools and support necessary to successfully reintegrate into the community following a period of incarceration.

    2950 Clyde Park Ave SW, Wyoming, 40509

    616-454-4925

  • 2. 70 Times 7 - Holland

    Our reentry program is designed to provide the participant with the skills, tools and support necessary to successfully reintegrate into the community following a period of incarceration.

    97 W. 22nd St., Holland, 49423

    616-796-0685

  • 3. Benton Harbor - YouthBuild

    We are a YouthBuild PLUS program, meaning participants can earn training and certification in several fields including construction and healthcare (CNA - certified nursing assistant). We put a strong emphasis on hard work, personal development, and genuine relationships.

    499 West Main Street, Benton Harbor, 49022

    269-215-4907

  • 4. Center for Employment Opportunities - Detroit

    The Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) provides comprehensive employment and training services help individuals connect to a job and career. CEO exists to create greater opportunities for people who face multiple barriers to economic success.

    7310 Woodward Ave., Detroit, 48202

    313-752-0680

  • 5. Goodwill Industries of Central Michigan Heartland

    Goodwill provides job seekers with resources that help them conduct job searches, write resumes and practice their interviewing skills. Local Goodwills also help people earn a paycheck while they’re getting ready for permanent jobs by placing them in temporary jobs or in jobs at Goodwill.

    4820 Wayne Rd, Battle Creek, 49037

    269-788-6500

  • 6. Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit

    The Goodwill Work Readiness Program is for people struggling to find work. It teaches skills that will help them succeed in today�s working world.

    311 Grand River Road, Detroit, 48208

    313-557-8645

  • 7. Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids

    Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids has three programs for ex-offenders: Transitional Vocational Connections (TVC), Community Re-entry Initiative (CRI) and WIA Adult: Ex-Offender.

    3035 Prairie Street SW, Grandville, 49418

    616-532-4200

  • 8. Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Michigan

    Goodwill`s Workforce Development Department offers a variety of employment related services that are individually designed to help both students and adults successfully enter the workforce, advance in their careers and improve their quality of life. We work with over 100 employers in providing job training and job placement opportunities._x000D_ _x000D_

    255 North Telegraph Road, Monroe, 48161

    734-457-5355

  • 9. Michigan Youth ChalleNGe Academy

    The�Michigan Youth ChalleNGe Academy�offers young people between the ages of 16 through 18 the opportunity to change their lives and make a future for them-selves. The Academy is a 17.5 month, two phase program. The program incorporates eight core components that encourage physical, mental and moral development.

    5500 Armstrong Road, Battle Creek, 49037-7314

    269-968-1067

  • 10. Monroe County Intermediate School District

    The Monroe County Intermediate School District promotes educational excellence by serving in a visionary role to facilitate improvement of school programs and services. These efforts are driven by pertinent research, continual assessment of needs, and coordination of community resources.

    1101 S Raisinville Road, Monroe, 48161

    734-242-5799

  • 11. SER Samaritan Center

    SER�s YouthBuild program follows the established national YouthBuild model and integrates individualized GED instruction with hands-on construction training, both of which lead to credentials that increase employability. The program also develops the youth�s leadership skills and readiness for post-secondary training opportunities and the workplace through a combination of service learning projects, career development training and exploration activities, and the-construction worksite component. Participants will make a tangible, positive impact in their community by building affordable housing for residents in need. This experience builds their confidence and sense of commitment to the community, while developing the inter-personal and �soft� skills that they need to be successful.

    5555 Conner, Detroit, 48213

    313-945-5200

  • 12. SER Workforce Center

    SER Metro-Detroit works to give each consumer of services the resources needed to create a life of self-sufficiency and self-fulfillment. SER�s program mix includes literacy and education, job readiness skills training, occupational skills training, vocational skills training, job seeker and employer services, welfare reform programming, economic and community development, employment, and extensive youth programming. The services delivery system includes the active participation of the public and private sectors, education, and government.

    5200 Stecker St, Dearborn, 48216

    313-945-5200

  • 13. SER Youth Career Center

    SER Metro-Detroit works to give each consumer of services the resources needed to create a life of self-sufficiency and self-fulfillment. SER�s program mix includes literacy and education, job readiness skills training, occupational skills training, vocational skills training, job seeker and employer services, welfare reform programming, economic and community development, employment, and extensive youth programming. The services delivery system includes the active participation of the public and private sectors, education, and government.

    9301 Michigan Ave, Detroit, 48126

    313-945-5200

  • 14. STRIVE - Flint

    STRIVE provides job placement assistance to everyone who completes the three weeks of training. Working with an assigned job developer, each STRIVE graduates is guided through the job-search process, learning how to effectively market themselves, until they have secured gainful employment.

    1108 Lapeer Road, Flint, 48503

    810-232-5661

  • 15. TRI-CAP Probation Residential Center

    The program will accept male/female offenders who are demonstrating problems carrying out their parole requirements. Program length is 30 credit days.

    2300 Veterans Memorial Pky, Saginaw, 48601

    989-752-0800

  • 16. Urban League of Detroit & Southeastern Michigan

    The Detroit Urban League Workforce Career Development Center provides screening, employability skills training, counseling, job referrals and placement.

    208 Mack Avenue, Detroit, 48201

    313-832-4600

Data is retrieved from CareerOneStop. Last update on February 2023