Re-Entry for Ex-Offenders
Next Steps… Re-entering the Workforce
Next Steps is designed to turn ex-offenders into job seekers with life skills, job training and workplace-readiness. Working with the police, the courts, probation and parole services, and community organizations, Workforce Alliance provides a program that increases the odds of success.
New cohorts begin the FIRST WEEK of EVERY MONTH. Contact program staff to enroll or walk-in registration at 560 Ella T. Grasso Blvd., New Haven.
Program Coordinator Freeman Holloway, (203) 624-1493 x 260
Located at 560 Ella T. Grasso Blvd, New Haven and by appointment in Meriden, Middletown or Hamden.
Glenn Young, (203) 624-1493 x 212
Marshall Cooper, (203) 624-1493 x 220
Shyron Caldwell, (203) 624-1493 x 205
Freedom is a Good Job
Let us help you find one
Take advantage of all we offer, all at no cost:
- Orientation to the American Job Center services
- Personal planning information sessions on:
- personal responsibility
- interviewing techniques
- job applications
- Computer classes
- Job fairs (transportation is supplied)
- Access to Adult Education
- Career counseling and basic job skill development
- Occupational Skills Training
- On-the-Job Training
- Job Search and Interviewing Strategies
- Life Skills Training
- Transportation Assistance
- Child Care Assistance
- Identification Document Access and help with Expunging Your Record
What kind of jobs are you likely to get?
- Warehousing & stock work
- Lawn and tree maintenance
- Trades apprenticeship
Barriers to employment are barriers to a better life
Homelessness, substance abuse, mental health issues, lack of training and education, lack of employment history -- these are just some of the barriers out there. Help is available. Finding a job or getting needed training are first steps in overcoming these barriers.