New Jersey Department of Corrections: The New Jersey Department of Corrections serves to provide solid solutions to inmates to help them become good citizens of the community after their release. Programs crafted for offenders are carried out soon after they make their step into the jail and will follow up even after their release. The Department is proud to keep the community safe and recidivism low.
Re-Entry Coalition of New Jersey: The Reentry Coalition of New Jersey is dedicated to fighting against offenders’ recidivism by delivering researched rehabilitation system and evidence-based services that guarantee the program will match with participants’ personal needs and well-being. The goal is to reduce chance of ex-offender returning to jail and being a threat to public safety.
Newark Re-entry Population: The Newark Reentry Population works with a view to assisting former offenders in their way to repay their debt to the society. Programs can vary depending on the needs and status of participants. They are helped to find jobs, training, and other social support so they can become productive members of the community that create values and live a positive life.
Jersey City Employment and Training Program (JCETP): The JCETP is a non-profit organization aimed at providing jobs for residents and match residents with what employers are looking for. With the motto “Helping Our Community to Work.”, JCETP has helped more than thousands of residents find and keep jobs and increase the employment rate of New Jersey as a whole.
Stages to Enhance Parole Success: The STEPS aims at offering a network for male and female ex-offenders to seek support and assistance for their reentry into the community after their release. The programs in STEPs are holistic and community-based and designed to match with changing needs of participants. Parolees on their transition back to the community can use services of STEPS to have a better life, more useful support and close supervision to help them.
Reentry Substance Abuse Program (RESAP): The RESAP focuses on solving the substance abuse issues of former offenders, both male and female, to help them get clean of substance and become contributing members of the community. The structured programs of RESAP make sure that participants can end their substance abuse voluntarily and minimize the chance of them getting back to rehabilitation.
Ready4Work: Operated with 4 separate approaches to helping ex-offenders, including job-seeking assistance, job skill training, life skill development and case management, the Ready4Work aims to turn former prisoners into productive and efficient members of the society. They also have programs to promote good attitude and responsibility in participants so they will have low likelihood of recommitting crimes.
One Stop Career Center: Through our partnerships with many organizations and departments, we have a wide range of employers and jobs that are suitable for ex-offenders and are open to people who have served time in prisons. These jobs will help you reconnect to the society and create values for yourself and for the community that you live in. There are also facilities for ex-offenders to learn skills during their transition from prison back to the neighborhood.
Transition Professionals: The solid goal of Transition Professionals is to minimize the recidivism of ex-offenders. Its members are professionals in the field of helping inmates during their transition back to the community. This program has done researches and designed many programs that suit well for former felons that provide them with skills, knowledge, training, attitude and positive life values.