Re-entry Resources

1. Sunshine Enterprises

(Entrepreneur Workshops)

P: 312-868-0040

www.sunshineenterprises.com

2. Inmates to Entrepreneurs

inmatestoentrepreneurs.org

3. www.prisonfellowship.org

P: 800-206-9764

4. Help For Felons

(Re-entry jobs, housing & more) www.helpforfelons.org

5. Jail to Job (employment)

www.jailtojob.com

6. Felon Hire (Employment)

www.felonhire.com

7. The Fortune Society (Re-entry services)

www.fortunesociety.org

8. www.certifieddevelopment.net

9. fairshake.net/reentry

10. www.70millionjobs.com

11. ConConnect

(Networking platform for formerly incarcerated)

www.conconnect.com

12. Saint Leonard's Ministries

(Housing, healthcare, mental health, employment training)

www.slministries.org P: 312-894-7981

13. Safe Foundation

www.safefoundation.org P: 312-922-2200

14. Prison Entrepreneurship Program

www.pep.org P:832-767-0928

15. Children of incarcerated parents

www.youth.gov

16. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health (employment, health care, housing, re-entry by state etc.)

www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov

17. National Reentry Resource Center

www.nationalreentryresourcecenter.org

18. Teaches inmates and parolees to code

perserverenow.org

19. Reentry magazine dedicated to assisting formerly incarcerated succeed

Returningcitizensmag.com

20. Restore Justice

Employment, clothing, haircuts & more

https://restorejustice.org/about-us/resources/reentry/

21. Agape Mission (IL Residents)

agapemissionfp.org

22. 7-70 (IL Residents)

770reentryservices.org

23. RX (IL Residents)

rebuildingexchange.org

24. Cara (entry level jobs)

https://caracollective.org/

25. Helping Ourselves To Transform

Reentry Services in DMV

https://helpingourselves.org

26. Westside Justice Center

Has a reentry hotline.

Home | Westside Justice Center

27. Honest Jobs

We help people impacted by the criminal justice system find jobs fast! 

https://www.honestjobs.co

28. Defy Ventures

Provides pathways to financial independence for currently and formerly incarcerated people. 

www.defyventures.org

29. 70 Million Resources, Inc.

A free, national employment platform specifically for individuals with criminal records. Visit their website, 

for tens of thousands of criminal background-friendly jobs, nationwide.

www.70MillionJobs.com 

30. Commissary Club

A free mobile app exclusively for people with criminal records: it offers community-building virtual events, 450+ nonprofit reentry partners, mentorship programs, job opportunities, reentry resource sharing, and more.

www.Commissary.Club

31. North Lawndale Employment Network.

1111 S. Homan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60624.  

Entry to career advancement employment opportunities; digital literacy education; and community resource room.

www.nlen.org 

32. Community Health Insurance Program, CHI Program.

Health Resources for Returning Citizens. Most qualify for a Health Insurance Policy at no cost.

No fees for our assistance! 

1-844-527-6771

33. Recidivism Crushers. 
Changing mindsets and lifestyles while injecting positive attributes upon each individual.

www.recidivismcrushers.org

34. Accomplished Ventures

Fighting recidivism and address the social problems of mass incarceration by providing the incarcerated population and returned citizens the job skills and training needed to succeed

www.accomplishedventures.org

35. The Way Out

Breaking the cycle of incarceration through technology and living wage jobs

www.thewayout.org

36. Knights of Monte Cristo  

Working in parole and reentry services/referrals.

www.knightsofmontecristo.com 

37. Justice Not Prisons (NIP)

Advocacy organization that seeks to catalyze effective grassroots solutions to work toward the end of mass incarceration in the United States.

www.justicenotprisons.org 

38. The Lion Heart Foundation

Empowering trauma impact populations through transformative social and emotional programming.

www.lionsheart.org 

39. Evident Change 

They believe our social systems should help people reach their greatest potential, not create barriers to their success.

www.evidentchange.org

40. Empowering Women Out of Prison (EWOP)

EWOP goes into a correctional facility, where we work directly with women while they serve their sentence.

www.ewoptx.org 

Do you know of any re-entry resources not listed above? Please add them to our comment section below.