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Provided Programs

Ex-Offender's Reentry Program

Job Readiness Program

Family Aftercare Program

Reentry Conference

Renting an Apartment After a Felony Conviction

Posted 3/11/2019

Although we do not provide legal advice, we strive to give the best responses to the questions and concerns expressed on our site.  Discrimination that includes race, ethnicity, religion, family status, and disability are, in fact, illegal. In some states discrimination also includes gender and sexual orientation. However,  felony convictions are not included. No matter how long ago your conviction may have been the landlord holds the right to deny you housing based on your past convictions. Not renting to a person with a felony is a rental standard designed to minimize the landlord’s liability risk. But it is important to note that all landlords may not feel this way. Chances may be in your favor if you apply for a rental property and the landlord or property manager can see that you are not the person that your record may say you are. Here are a few ideas to consider to improve your personal rental profile:  

 

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Noncustodial Employment Programs for Ex-Offenders

Posted 3/11/2019

Practice Goals/Services Provided 
Noncustodial employment programs provide formerly incarcerated offenders with job training and career development outside of a traditional correctional setting. These programs aim to increase employment and reduce recidivism by improving the jobs and earnings prospects of recent criminal offenders through employment services provided in a noncustodial setting (i.e., neither prison nor jail). The noncustodial settings include halfway houses, group homes, and other community-based facilities where services may be available to recently released offenders.  

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