Resources

The below information can assist you with research and information about support services and other related topics.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

 
CAREER

Corporate Training
www.siop.org

Academic Counseling
www.assist.org
www.csumentor.edu

Ex Offenders / Special Populations
Expungement -San Diego Clean Slate Clinic, sdreentryclinic@gmail.com

http://howfelonscangetjobs.blogspot.com

 www.exoffender.org

 EMPLOYMENT DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT www.edd.ca.gov 

Contains information on fidelity bonding program for ex-offenders.

 HARD 2 HIRE WWW.HARD2HIRE.COM  

Job search website for individuals that have a hard time finding employment due to barriers such as; disabilities and criminal records. Individuals are matched with jobs that would hire them based on their criminal background.

 NATIONAL HIRE NETWORK  WWW.HIRENETWORK.ORG

One of the best sources of information on employment and reentry.  Check out their web site and get on their email list.

 IMPACT PUBLICATIONS WWW.IMPACTPUBLICATIONS.COM

Company that publishes a catalog of job search and employment related materials for employment program staff working with people in reentry.

 AMERICAN CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION WWW.ACA.ORG

Publishes a wide range of materials related to people that are incarcerated and people in reentry

 NATIONAL TRANSITIONAL JOBS NETWORK WWW.TRANSITIONALJOBS.NET

An organization focused on the employment program model called transitional jobs which has been of great help in moving people from reentry to employment.

 NATIONAL YOUTH EMPLOYMENT COALITION WWW.NYEC.ORG

The major clearinghouse for information on youth employment including but not limited to reentry youth

 NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CORRECTIONS WWW.NICIC.ORG

Web site with a wide variety of information.  NIC conducts training to become a certified ex-offender workforce development specialist.

 PUBLIC PRIVATE VENTURES WWW.PPV.ORG

Publishes reports about best practices in reentry employment programs, job search and other workforce related topics.

 LEGAL ACTION CENTER WWW.LAC.ORG

Information on policy, advocacy and resources related to removing systemic barriers to employment for people in reentry and employment discrimination

 CENTER FOR LAW AND SOCIAL POLICY WWW.CLASP.ORG

Puts out reports and research related to best practices for employment of people in poverty and reentry

 OFFICE OF DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT POLICY WWW.DOL.GOV/ODEP/

The major clearinghouse for government information on employment of people with disabilities.  Check out the link to the Job Accommodation Network for information on how people with specific types of disabilities can be accommodated in the workplace.

 CRIMINAL JUSTICE INSTITUTE WWW.CRJUSTICE.ORG

Publishes research related to reentry including a report on employers perspectives on hiring people in reentry.

 URBAN INSITUTE WWW.URBAN.ORG

Publishes a wide variety of information related to employment, policy and model programs serving people that have been incarcerated.  Some of the research by Harry Holzer may be of particular interest.  Google his name for other things he has written.

 MANPOWER DEMONSTRATION RESEARCH CORPORATION  WWW.MDRC.ORG

A major evaluator of employment programs including those serving people in reentry.

 FEDERAL BONDING PROGRAM  WWW.BONDS4JOBS.COM

Organization that has resources for the bonding of people in reentry.

 ROBBIN AND ASSOCIATES  larryrobbin@aol.com  510-834-8524

A consulting and training firm, providing on-site and telephone training, consulting to re-entry employment programs. 

 

Other Successful Ex-Offender Models

 Call to Action: How Programs in Three Cities Responded to the Prison Reentry Crisis

http://www.ppv.org/ppv/publications/assets/211_publication.pdf

 From Options to Action: A Roadmap for City Leader to Connect Formerly Incarcerated Individuals to Work

http://www.ppv.org/ppv/publications/assets/235_publication.pdf

 Getting Back to Work: Employment Programs for Ex-Offenders 

http://www.ppv.org/ppv/publications/assets/94_publication.pdf

 Mentoring Formerly Incarcerated Adults: Insights from the Ready4Work Reentry Initiative

http://www.ppv.org/ppv/publications/assets/265_publication.pdf

 Navigating the Child Support System: Lessons from the Fathers at Work Initiative

http://www.ppv.org/ppv/publications/assets/274_publication.pdf

 When the Gates Open: Ready4Work, A National Response to the Prisoner Reentry Crisis

http://www.ppv.org/ppv/publications/assets/189_publication.pdf

 Retention & Follow-Up Tools & Strategies

 Re-Entry Survival Manual

http://www.paep.uscourts.gov/images/ReentrySurvivalManual.pdf

 Quintessential Careers Job Search Website

For the Job Seeker

http://www.quintcareers.com/job-seeker.html

 For the Career Advisor

http://www.quintcareers.com/career-counselor.html

 Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)

Pre Screening Notice & Certification Request for the Work Opportunity Credit

http://www.doleta.gov/business/Incentives/opptax/PDF/WOTC%20f8850RevJune2007.pdf

 Individual Characteristics Form (ICF)

http://www.doleta.gov/business/Incentives/opptax/PDF/ETA_Form_9061.pdf

 WOTC State Coordinators

http://www.doleta.gov/business/Incentives/opptax/pdf/Directory_SWA_WOTC_Coords.pdf

 Federal Bonding Program

Overview & Eligibility for the Federal Bonding Program

http://www.bonds4jobs.com

 Directory of Federal Bonding Coordinators

http://www.bonds4jobs.com/state-coordinators.html

 Information on Penal Codes

http://www.plsinfo.org/healthysmc/12/arrest_offense_codes.html

Domestic Violence
The crisis hotline number is (760) 757-3500 — 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Sexual Assault

Personal Counseling


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