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Formerly Incarcerated

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America Works
America Works has gained national recognition for its no-nonsense, entrepreneurial approach to moving hard-to-place individuals into private industry. If we can't transition welfare recipients, ex-offenders and other unemployed candidates into the workforce, we don't get paid! Oakland residents only.
Oakland, CA Office
1212 Broadway, 11th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone# (510) 891-9100

Fair Employers
Search for jobs and post applications online.

Felon Resources
One-stop site for resources specific to the ex-offender. If you are a felon looking for jobs or employment, housing, counseling, education or training, this is the site for you.

Labor Ready
We Have Temporary/ Part-time Positions in the Following Fields: * Freight Handling * Unskilled Construction * Janitorial * Light Industrial / Assembly * Demolition * Food Processing * Catering * Waste Hauling * Fixture Installation * Clean up * Maintenance * Warehousing. If you are interested in our temporary employment opportunities, please call 1-800-24-LABOR (1-800-245-2267) and you will be routed to our nearest branch.

Northern California Service League
NCSL is a non-profit agency. We have worked inside and outside of San Francisco Jails and California State Prisons and criminal justice for 59 years. Our mission is to reduce crime by helping offenders and ex-offenders become responsible and productive citizens.

 

Resources

A Reentry Employment Resource
This guide includes employment resources, legal resources, job search tips, and information on agencies that help with reentry housing, food/clothing, and recovery services. GCDF project by Anthony D'Acci and Cynthia Dyson.

American Probation and Parole Association
The American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) is at the vanguard in exploring issues relevant to the field of community-based corrections. APPA provides training and technical assistance, clearinghouse services and advocacy.

California State Criminal Records
California Criminal Records Search Form.

Community Re-Entry Service Provider's Network
The mission of CRSPN is to give the formerly incarcerated the necessary network and services to support their successful re-integration into family and community life.

Ex-Offender Reentry
Welcome to ExOffenderReentry, your one-stop resource center for corrections and re-entry success.

Volunteers of America
For more than 110 years, Volunteers of America has championed the humane treatment of prisoners and provided services to help offenders successfully transition from prison to productive life in the Oakland community.
  
We provide a comprehensive career development program for men and women facing barriers to employment,  that includes job skills training, credentials, career coaching, work experience and job placement assistance.

 

Training

California Apprenticeship Training Programs
Offers information about a wide variety of union apprenticeship programs in California which offer excellent career opportunities. GED required for most programs.

Goodwill Industries of the East Bay
Goodwill Industries of the Greater East Bay is a nonprofit agency providing job training, employment experience and life skills, enabling disadvantaged and disabled individuals to achieve self-sufficiency. We do this through financially sound community-based businesses that provide vital vocational services to our community.

Northern California Service League
NCSL is a non-profit agency. We have worked inside and outside of San Francisco Jails and California State Prisons and criminal justice for 59 years. Our mission is to reduce crime by helping offenders and ex-offenders become responsible and productive citizens.

 

Benefits

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) and Welfare-to-Work Tax Credit
WOTC promotes the hiring of individuals who qualify as members of various target groups, by providing a federal tax credit incentive of up to $8,500 for employers who hire them.

Federal Bonding Program
An innovative activity that serves as a tool to secure the job placement of ex-offenders and other high-risk applicants. The program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, issues Fidelity bonds.

Federal Bonding Program Through EDD
The Employment Development Department’s (EDD) Fidelity Bonding Program provides bonding services at no cost to employers, employees, and job seekers at Workforce Services sites and One-Stop Career Centers throughout California.


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