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Other Resources

  • Connections 2020: A free guide for formerly incarcerated people in New York City, available in English and Spanish.

  • The Institute for Justice and Opportunity at John Jay College
    Getting to Work with a Criminal Record: New York State License Guides (2020 Expanded Edition)

  • New York Civil Liberties Union
    Voting in NYC for the Formerly Incarcerated: A Guide

  • The Fortune Society
    2976 Northern Boulevard (near Broadway)
    Long Island City, NY 11101
    (212) 691-7554

  • The Osborne Association
    175 Remsen Street
    Suite 800
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    718-637-6560
  • 809 Westchester Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10455
    718-707-2600
  • 2090 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd
    New York, NY 10027
    212-324-5577

  • Exodus Transitional Community
    2271 Third Avenue (at 123rd Street)
    Suite 800
    New York, NY 11201
    917-492-0990

  • Network Support Services, Inc.
    555 Bergen Avenue
    3rd Floor
    Bronx, N.Y. 10455
    347-584-8601

  • FACES (Forging Ahead for Community Engagement & Support)
    FACES NY is a diverse non-profit organization offering services to individuals with justice-involved backgrounds due to any involvement with the criminal justice system. They offer/provide vocational services including job readiness workshops and job placement assistance, academic counseling & tutoring, and mentorships. Other services include anger management, substance use disorder treatment/counseling, Narcan training, child support payment reduction assistance, HIV/HCV/STI testing, food pantry, a clothes bank, and enrollment assistance for health insurance & SNAP benefits. All of their services are free.

  • Second Chance Reentry: This organization provides medical, educational, employment, and treatment programs with a focus on the formerly incarcerated.

  • America Works:¬†An employment services resource that is available to the formerly incarcerated and others who have had involvement with criminal justice system.

  • The Doe Fund: An organization that assists many at-risk populations including those with involvement in the criminal justice system.

  • College and Community Fellowship: A resource for women seeking a degree in higher education who have had involvement with the criminal justice system.

  • Next Door Project: The Next Door Project helps individuals who have had involvement with the criminal justice system with legal and employment services.

  • Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO): CEO is an employment resource that is available exclusively to individuals on parole or probation.

  • Providence House: A faith-based agency based in Brooklyn that assists women with transitional housing.

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