This collection of programs helps New Yorkers leaving City jails find work and support.
Jails to Jobs helps New Yorkers leaving jails. It connects you to paid temporary jobs and provides the support needed to find and keep work. Services include job training, help finding a job, counseling, health services, and mentorship.
Who it's for
Jails to Jobs is open to New Yorkers leaving city jails. Each Jails to Jobs provider has different requirements. Contact the ones that interest you below to learn more.
Schedules vary with each program. Contact a program below to learn more.
Contact the programs that you’re interested in below to learn more and apply:
|Program||Who it serves||Location||Contact|
|Center for Court Innovation||Court-involved participants||Staten Island||718-675-8921|
|Center for Community Alternatives||Young people returning from Rikers and/or secure youth detention (Horizon/ Crossroads).||Citywide||(718) 858-9658 or (718) 541-3756 (for young adults 18-24 returning from Rikers)|
|Women’s Prison Association||Women returning from detention settings and/or prison.||Citywide||(347) 803-3535 or (347) 703-2620|
|Fedcap||Open to all||Queens||(646) 931-2414 or (855) 530-4796|
|Fortune Society||Open to all||Citywide||212-691-7554 or 718-906-9492|
|Housing Works||Open to all||Manhattan and Brooklyn||Brooklyn: (347) 473-7400
Manhattan: (347) 473-7400
|Osborne Association||Open to all||Citywide||(917) 836-555|
|Youth Justice Network (formerly Friends of Island Academy)||Young people and/or young adults.||Citywide||Manhattan: (212) 760-0755
Brooklyn: (347) 689-0859
The Bronx:(347) 644-2277
Queens: (718) 739-2999
|Exodus Transitional Community||Open to all||Manhattan||(917) 492-0990, ex. 136 or TDD/TTY# 800-662-1220|
|Bronx Connect / Urban Youth Alliance International (UYAI)||Adults aged 22 and up (young adults).||The Bronx||(917) 631-9507|