Ex-Offender Employment Programs

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    Taxonomy Code: ND-6500.1950

    Programs that provide comprehensive support services for ex-offenders who need assistance preparing for, finding and retaining paid employment. Services may include vocational assessment; guidance relating to resume preparation, job application letters and questionnaires, interview techniques, appropriate dress and personal-social behaviors that will allow them to get along with employers and co-workers on the job; job skills development support; job placement assistance; limited periods of subsidized employment, where necessary; and/or on-the-job support, as required, by a personal case manager who may visit the individual while at work, meet with the person's supervisor and/or co-workers and provide whatever assistance the ex-offender needs to meet the challenges of entering the workforce and retain his or her position.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Employment Services - Empowerment ProgramProvides job readiness training, assistance with placement, and other employment-related support services. This program specifically focuses on individuals who have felony convictions, have been incarcerated in prisons or jails, or have other barriers to employment.Denver CountyEmpowerment ProgramEmpowerment Program
    Employment Training - Belay EnterprisesProvides job-training and supportive services such as life skills training and case management for individuals rebuilding lives from addiction, homelessness and prison, or who are experiencing barriers to employment. Denver CountyBelay EnterprisesBelay Enterprises
    Job Training and Support Services - Mile High WorkShopProvides a job training program that can last between 3 and 9 months, based on the needs and skills of the individual. This includes paid training in one or more of the following production areas including: - Sewing - Woodworking - Laser etching/cutting - General assembly - Packaging and fulfillment services All skills taught have been selected to ensure that they are within areas of high demand in the current job market and are easily transferable to other positions. In addition to hard job skills, the program also provides the following services: - Case Management - Support Counseling - Resource connection - Goal creation - Help with soft skills (advocacy, conflict resolution, interview skills, and more)Arapahoe CountyMile High WorkShopMile High WorkShop
    Re-entry Employment Services for Adult Parolees - Servicios de la RazaOffers re-entry services for adult parolees through the WAGEES (Work and Gain Education and Employment Skills) program. Providing job development, job training, and certification support to support clients with successful re-integration into society, increased employability and self-sufficiency. Transportation assistance also available.Denver CountyServicios de la RazaServicios de la Raza

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