Lehman Resources

Other Resources

  •  Supports for Student with Conviction Records
  • 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
  • 809 Westchester Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10455
  • 2090 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd
    New York, NY 10027
  • Exodus Transitional Community
    2271 Third Avenue (at 123rd Street)
    Suite 800
    New York, NY 11201
  • Network Support Services, Inc.
    555 Bergen Avenue
    3rd Floor
    Bronx, N.Y. 10455

  • 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.
  • BronxWorks
    Legal Services Department
    1130 Grand Concourse
    Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 508-3091

    Provides assistance in the areas of Immigration Law, Housing Law, and representation through their Crime Victims Unit.

    The Immigration Unit provides help with the preparation and submission of applications for various benefits to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.  BronxWorks charges no fees and can assist with completing waivers for fees associated with some immigration applications.

    The Crime Victims Unit provides free legal consultation to anyone who identifies as a victim of a crime. Services include: free legal consultation to survivors of domestic violence, sexual crimes, and financial crimes, among others. They also assist with Orders of Protection, Victim Impact Statements, Immigration Assistance and Emergency Financial Assistance




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