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Reentry Service 

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Reentry Service

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Goodwill partners with background friendly employers to assist ex-offenders with employment opportunities. These individuals are either referred from the Probation Office or as walk-ins. An Employment Services Representative (ESR) performs an intake, and ex-offenders are required to attend our orientation process and are thoroughly assessed. We will work with individuals through employment and retention.

Services Provided:

  • SNAP Government Services
  • Expungement Resources
  • IDES Bonded/Insured Assistance
  • Birth Certificates
  • Clothing/Supportive Service Assistance
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Resume Development
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Soft Skills
  • Substance Abuse Agency Referrals
  • Research Housing Opportunities 

Orientation for services are held every Thursday, except the last Thursday of the month.

 

Eligibility: 

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Ex-Offender

Funding Sources:

State of Illinois Donated Funds Initiative (TXX)

For hours and more information please contact:
Metropolitan Chicago Location
Goodwill Workforce Connection Center - Englewood location
6054 S. Western Avenue
Chicago, IL 60636
Phone: (773) 627-5770