Reentry Programs in New Jersey
15 groups specialize in helping people with criminal records in New Jersey

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

  • 1. America Works - West Atlantic City

    America Works is with you 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.

    8025 Black Horse Pike, West Atlantic City, 08232

    609-241-6800

  • 2. America Works Burlington County

    America Works is with you 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.

    790 Woodlane Road, Westhampton, 08060

    856-780-5541

  • 3. Career Opportunity Development, Inc.

    Career Opportunity Development, Inc.(CODI) provides services to non-violent ex-offenders upon their release from prison. Services include workforce preparation and employment placement and retention.

    901 Atlantic Avenue, Egg Harbor City, 08215

    609-965-6871

  • 4. Catholic Community Services

    The Boland Training Center is a comprehensive vocational training facility.

    590 North 7th Street, Newark, 07107

    973-596-4100

  • 5. Helping Arms, Inc.

    Helping Arms provides ex-offenders with case management, employment and educational opportunities, housing services, computer-supported education, drug treatment, mental health referrals and mentoring.

    50 Escher Street, Trenton, 08609

    609-396-7500

  • 6. Housing Authority of the City of Camden - YouthBuild

    YouthBuild is a youth and community development program that simultaneously addresses core issues facing low-income communities: housing, education, employment, crime prevention, and the need for leadership development. In YouthBuild programs, low-income young people ages 16-24 work toward their GEDs or high school diplomas, learn job skills and serve their communities by building affordable housing, and transform their own lives and roles in society.

    2021 Watson Street, Camden, 08105

    856-968-2775

  • 7. Isles, Inc

    Isles Youth Institute (IYI) engages out of school youth that seek to take control of their own lives and improve their communities. They attain a high school equivalency diploma, job training, and life skills, which they use to solve challenges in their own neighborhoods. The IYI mission of ?self-reliance through education? is furthered by opportunities for leadership development, financial and health education, service learning, and pathways to higher education.

    10 Wood Street, Trenton, 08618

    609-341-4700

  • 8. Jersey City Employment and Training Program, Inc

    The Jersey City Employment and Training Program, Inc. provides all of our services to the ex- offender population who must meet the eligibility criteria for training. Our emphasis is on direct job placement.

    398 Martin Luther King Dr., Jersey City, 07305

    551-222-4323

  • 9. Jewish Vocational Services

    The Employment Network and Mentoring program provides job placement counseling and job development assistance to unemployed members of MetroWest synogogues and temples. Mentors from a wide variety of fields of employment are matched with unemployed members to provide advice, suggestions and networking contacts in mentors` areas of expertise.

    354 Eisenhower Parkway, Plaza 1, Livingston, 07039

    973-674-6330

  • 10. Middlesex County Resource Center

    The Resource Center serves as a walk-in center for ex-offenders. The goal of the Resource Center is to assist clients in remaining crime-free and productive in the community.

    191 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 08901

    732-247-2770

  • 11. Parolee Aftercare and Transitional Housing

    PATH fulfills a new need that the NJSPB is finding more and more difficult for parolees: housing. Upon parole from a New Jersey institution, individuals are required to provide a residence address and many are not able to do so. This new program allows residents to not only provide a housing address in order for parole to occur, it also assists them in finding permanent housing and employment during their stay at the program.

    33 Remsen Avenue, New Brunswick, 08901

    732-846-7220

  • 12. PathStone Corporation

    PathStone provides customized, people-centered professional development services leading to portable skills and enhanced employability for diverse individuals: unemployed and under-employed adults.

    76 West Landis Avenue, Vineland, 08360

    856-696-1000

  • 13. Team Management 2000, Inc.

    TM2K provides social services to the northeastern communities of New Jersey. It’s holistic service that includes educational training, life-skills, GED preparation, counseling employment readiness and placement, and case management services.

    84 Main Street, Hackensack, 07631

    201-487-4700

  • 14. Volunteers of America Delaware Valley

    Volunteers of America Delaware Valley provides evidence-based treatment interventions to clients in an effort to reduce the risk of re-offending.

    531 Market Street, Camden, 08102

    856-854-4660

  • 15. YouthBuild Newark, Inc.

    In YouthBuild programs, low-income young people ages 16?24 work toward their GED or high school diploma while learning job skills by building affordable housing for homeless and low-income people.

    531 Central Avenue, Newark, 07107

    973-297-0592

Data is retrieved from CareerOneStop. Last update on July 2021