If you are a former inmate, you can get help finding a job, housing, health care, and other services from community-based organizations.
Jail release programs such as Jails to Jobs and the Community Re-Entry Assistance Network (CRAN) provide services and support to recently released inmates in multiple areas:
You can search for a nonprofit based on the services offered or find the closest one to your address. Many accept walk-ins, but calling ahead is preferred. Programs may have different eligibility and intake requirements. Some groups will only accept clients who have a recommendation from their parole or probation officer.
College Initiative Program
You need a high school diploma or equivalency to participate.