Resources for the Formerly Incarcerated


Federal Bureau of Prisons “Reentering Your Community” Handbook

CareerOneStop: Job Search Help for Ex-Offenders, Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor

New Jersey One-Stop Center Ex-offender Services

Fair Chance Pledge: View list of organizations who have pledged to provide individuals with criminal records, including formerly incarcerated individuals, a fair chance to participate in the American economy. (You will need to scroll down the page to get to the list.)


Jails to Jobsa Section 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is an organization that gives ex-offenders the tools they need to find employment.

Center for Employment Opportunities: CEO offers individuals just coming home from prison the ongoing support necessary to build career capital and financial stability.

Formerly Incarcerated College Graduates Network -  FICGN is a network of college graduates who have been to prison.  

National Employment Law Project: NELP fights for policies to create good jobs, expand access to work, and strengthen protections and support for low-wage workers and unemployed workers.