Reentry Programs in Nebraska
5 groups specialize in helping people with criminal records in Nebraska

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

  • 1. Center for People in Need - TRADE Program

    TRADE stands for “Tackling Recidivism and Developing Employability.” TRADE, a community reentry program, supports individuals when they come out of state correctional facilities through the first eighteen months after their release. TRADE is funded by the Nebraska Department of Corrections. It is free to participants.

    3901 North 27th Street, Lincoln, 68521

    402-476-4357

  • 2. Goodwill Lincoln - Job Connection

    The purpose of Job Connection is to maximize the employability of job seekers in a market that requires some computer knowledge in nearly all jobs. Individuals may receive assistance with resume and cover letter creation and templates are available for use.

    1731 O Street, Lincoln, 68508

    402-477-7216

  • 3. Goodwill Omaha - Employment Solutions

    Our team of Employment Solutions Specialists connects with companies across the Metro to learn about their business and hiring needs. We then work to match those needs with individuals served by Goodwill in the Omaha Metro, Council Bluffs, Fremont areas, as well as other agencies in the community.

    4805 North 72nd Street, Omaha, 68134

    402-951-2919

  • 4. Nebraska Aftercare In Action

    Nebraska Aftercare In Action (NAIA) provides reentry advocacy for ex-offenders. Our service begins when an inmate or a current Reentrant completes an application for assistance.

    , Lincoln, 68506-0757

    308-381-8231

  • 5. Released and Restored

    Ex-Offender Re-Entry Program offers life-skills classes that teach good decision making; conflict resolution; budgeting; goal setting.and an Employment Resource Center that:teaches job application and resume preparation, provides connections to employers willing to hire ex-offenders; teaches good employee skills such as timeliness, good work ethic, attention to detail, integrity and provides connections to other providers who teach specific job skills such as carpentry, medical transcription, and carpet laying.

    PO Box 94633, Lincoln, 68590

    402-806-0565

Data is retrieved from CareerOneStop. Last update on July 2021