Chicago Ex-Offender Re-entry Initiatives: The Chicago Reentry Initiatives seeks to serve citizens of Chicago and ex-offenders having served their sentences and looking for a fresh new start. This program offers the assistance of comprehensive and various Departments and Organization as well as collaborations that best facilitate ex-convicts’ second chances.
Re-Entry Illinois: The Re-Entry Illinois is a system equipping with helpful tools for formerly detained individuals to search for housing and job opportunities and reduce the rate of re-incarceration. The site is intended mainly as a state resource but will provide local sources whenever possible.
Safer Foundation: The Safer Foundation is proudly one of the nation’s largest non-profit providers of services especially facilitating people with records of legal crimes. Jobs are believed to be the key factor in re-obtaining life after incarceration, so Safer Foundation aims to help ex-offenders locate and secure them.
Re-entry Employment Service Program (RESP): The Re-Entry Employment Service Program (RESP) is a program designed to help individuals involving in legal crimes in the past or at the present and those whose records become a barrier to secured employments and developments.
Re-entry Services for Returning Citize: The Re-entry Services for Returning Citizen is a program supporting released ex-offenders- returning citizens with their needs of help in transitioning while coming back to the society after incarceration. This program provides them with help, experience, knowledge and eventually a stable life.
Illinois Department of Corrections: The Serving Justice in the State of Illinois, this organization is in charge of promoting positive change in offender behavior, operation of reentry program and reducing the recidivism rates.
Green Reentry: Since its establishment, Green Reentry has aimed to provide support for ex offenders facing barriers in building their careers after incarceration. With a view to reduce the reportedly high recidivism rate in the local area, it focuses on the comprehensive improvement of an individual, including the aspects of physical health, mental state, spiritual guidance and social integration.
St Leonard’s House : The St Leonard’s House provides support for incarcerated men from Illinois prisons. Its participants come from diverse backgrounds and this program creates a safe, healthy and productive community working together towards a better life.
Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities (TASC): The Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities (TASC) work to help individuals struggling with drug abuse, health problems and legal crime history. With dedication and direct service, it maintains the belief that the clients’ past is not necessarily a part of their future, and that it is capable of changing their lives.
Teamwork Englewood : The Teamwork Englewood is headquartered in Englewood, though it serves the South Side of Chicago. The Teamwork Englewood connects special needs program with their most appropriate partners here at Teamwork Englewood. Programs of varied aims and incentives with different targets are offered based on special needs.
Thresholds: The Threshold’s Justice Program especially caters for the need of supporting ex-offenders and inmates with mental illnesses after exiting Illinois Dwight and Dixon Prison as well as the Cook County Jail. For more than a decade of operation, it maintains the record of providing support in housing, primary physical and mental health along with job placement and career counseling.
7-70 RE-ENTRY SERVICES, INC.: The 7-70 Re-Entry Services believes in “Justice- Forgiveness- Restoration”. It established holistic approach to transitioning most comprehensively incarcerated individuals through mentoring programs, employment, spiritual counseling as well as case and anger management.