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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 on Jan 28, 2021

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.

Schedule

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

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