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Jobs and support for people leaving City jails

Jails to Jobs by NYC Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) | Multiple providers

Actively recruiting

Help finding a job, Training for a new job

Adults, Young adults, People with justice involvement

No fixed amount of time, Varies

Last updated 4 days ago

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.

Next Steps

Contact the programs that you’re interested in below to learn more and apply:

Program Who it serves Location Contact
Friends of Island Academy Youth ages 16–21 The Bronx, Manhattan 212-760-0755
The Women’s Prison Association Women Brooklyn 718-687-4732
Fedcap Open to all The Bronx, Manhattan 917-477-6793 or 646-937-7829
Fortune Society Open to all Queens 212-691-7554 or 718-906-9492
Housing Works Open to all Manhattan 212-465-8304 ext. 4835
Osborne Association Open to all The Bronx, Brooklyn 718-707-2600 or 347-498-2557
Samaritan Daytop Village/Exodus Open to all Manhattan 718-487-5888 or 917-492-0990