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Reentry Programs in Ohio
19 groups specialize in helping people with criminal records in Ohio

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

  • 1. Center for Employment Opportunities - Cincinnati

    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.

    800 Bank Street, Cincinnati, 45214

    513-357-2000

  • 2. Center for Employment Opportunities - Cleveland

    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.

    815 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, 44114

    440-499-7131

  • 3. Center for Employment Opportunities - Columbus

    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.

    33 N. 3rd Street, Columbus, 43215

    614-706-0888

  • 4. Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency - Fresh Start

    Blueprint for Success assists ex-offenders in finding employment by providing services with a special focus on the unique barriers ex-offenders often face.

    1740 Langdon Farm Road, Cincinnati, 45237

    513-569-1840

  • 5. Cleveland Eastside Ex-Offender Coalition

    Our services include, mentoring, case management, tutoring, literacy, homework assistance, workforce development, job readiness and prison video visitation services.

    8003 Broadway Ave, Cleveland, 44105

    216-641-9012

  • 6. Flying HIGH, Inc.

    Flying HIGH, Inc. provides support services for ex-offenders returning to Mahoning and Trumbull Counties. We believe all people deserve a second chance in life if they are willing to make positive changes.

    6 Federal Plaza Central, Youngstown, 44503

    330-797-3995

  • 7. Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio - Re-Entry Services

    Goodwill Industries of Northwest Ohio is dedicated to providing effective, comprehensive employment services to men and women with criminal convictions. Our re-entry services provide structure and supervision to returning citizens to foster the confidence and skill building necessary for a successful transition to a stable, productive life.

    1120 Madison Ave., Toledo, 43604

    419-255-0070

  • 8. Montgomery County Office of Ex-Offender Reentry

    Serving the citizens of Montgomery County with programs that minimize barriers to effective reentry and promote reduction in recidivism.

    1111 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd., Dayton, 45408

    937-496-6604

  • 9. Ohio Ex-Offender Reentry Coalition

    The mission of the Ohio Ex-Offender Reentry Coalition is to ensure successful offender reentry, reduce recidivism and enhance public safety. The Coalition will achieve these goals through collaborative partnerships with government entities, faith and community-based organizations and

    4545 Fisher Road, Columbus, 43222

    740-845-3240

  • 10. Passages, Inc. - Cleveland

    Job readiness and employment program for fathers transitioning from prison to home.

    4600 Carnegie Ave, Cleveland, 44103

    216-881-6776

  • 11. Passages, Inc. - Elyria

    In our efforts to move individuals towards self sufficiency, Passages, Inc. provides assessment of job skills with a focus on workforce development. We provide our clients with life skills development, computer assisted training, job counseling and referrals.

    401 Broad Street, Elyria, 44035

    440-323-6776

  • 12. Passages, Inc. - Ravenna

    Job readiness and employment program for fathers transitioning from prison to home.

    122 N. Prospect St., Ravenna, 44266

    330-296-3237

  • 13. Pathway ReEntry Program

    The Economic Opportunity Planning Association of Greater Toledo created the Employment Triage Program to empower ex-offenders into becoming employable.

    505 Hamilton St., Toledo, 43604

    419-242-7304

  • 14. Power Inspires Progress

    Power Inspires Progress operates small businesses in the inner city to provide positive, meaningful work opportunities for adults with employment barriers. We teach basic education, life skills, work ethics and personal responsibility. Trainees gain the knowledge and experience to be successful in the workforce.

    1301 Vine St., Cincinnati, 45202

    513-221-7020

  • 15. Sojourners Care Network - YouthBuild

    Youthbuild can help with vocational training and certification as well as GED prep or obtaining credits to graduate for 16-24.

    605 West Main Street, McArthur, 45651

    740-596-1117

  • 16. Talbert House

    The Talbert House Workforce Reentry program is a community corrections program that offers adult non-violent ex-offenders in Hamilton County a full array of reintegration services to help them successfully return to the community, including job training, case management, social support, and mentoring.

    2600 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, 45206

    513-221-4357

  • 17. The Akron Urban League - Transition Program

    The Transitions Program assists individuals with nonviolent misdemeanor and felony backgrounds. This program has been very successful in securing employment for felony offenders with various companies throughout Summit County. The Program provides job placement assistance and three weeks of job readiness training workshops.

    440 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron, 44307

    330-434-3101

  • 18. Towards Employment

    Towards Employment focuses on two key components: Softskills training, including communication, time management, and problem solving; and Lifeskills training, including managing work-life balance, financial literacy, parenting, prevention education and how to access community resources.

    1255 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, 44115

    216-696-5750

  • 19. Volunteers of America - Ohio River Valley

    Our programs serve formerly incarcerated individuals, some of who are eligible for early release from prison due to judicial release, and/or have substance abuse issues. Case managers and residents create an individualized program plan to address their specific needs. Client progress is routinely assessed to ensure a positive outcome by the end of the program.

    115 W. McMicken Avenue, Cincinnati, 43202

    513-639-3743

Data is retrieved from CareerOneStop. Last update on July 2021