New Jersey ReEntry Programs

ReEntry Programs help ex-offenders and felons on probation get jobs, find housing and network with others who may be in a similar situation. Some Re-entry programs may also be associated with religious and spiritual organizations.

A reentry program may be run by a state government, a local nonprofit or even for profit entity and they vary widely in the assistance they can provide.

List of New Jersey ReEntry Programs


The Jersey City Employment and Training Program (JCETP), a non-profit agency, is mandated by The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) that was signed into law on August 8, 1998. JCETP has been servicing Jersey City residents for the last 28 years. Its motto has been “Helping Our Community to Work.”

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Reentry Coalition Of New Jersey

Today, the Reentry Coalition of New Jersey, formerly known as the Coalition of Community Corrections Providers of New Jersey, is a multi-agency trade organization that continues to provide state-of-the-art community-based programs and services.

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City Of Newark Reentry

Our mission is to service the Newark Re-entry Population, refer them to the appropriate providers and empower these Newark residents to obtain the education and job training skills needed in order to develop a career, while helping others.

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We provide services to help offenders successfully transition from prison to a productive life in the community and we help rehabilitate adult offenders and steer youth to set new, positive directions for their lives. Our services include halfway houses and work-release programs, day reporting, diversion and pre-trial services, residential treatment, family supports, and dispute resolution and mediation services.

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New Jersey Department of Corrections

The New Jersey Department of Corrections is committed to providing the best possible healthcare for the men and women committed to its facilities.

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New Jersey Reentry Program

The New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC) is a non-profit agency with a social mission to remove all barriers to employment for citizens returning from jail or prison.
The NJRC is premised on the ambition to create an environment which promotes pro-social norms, encouraging the establishment of attachments to positive rehabilitative cultures, strengthening bonds among peers who promote positive norms and values, and promoting family reunification.

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One-Stop Career Center

New Jersey’s One-Stop Career Centers provide a multitude of services such as:
job search assistance
training and education assistance
specialized services
on-site resource rooms (PCs, telephones, etc.)

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P.I.C.K. Awareness

Our mission is to provide awareness, resources, referral, prevention, education and life skills to parents of children in substance abuse situations .

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State of New Jersey Division Community Programs

The Community Programs Division is dedicated to developing, coordinating and managing the provision of quality treatment and services to individuals under parole supervision. This is done through community-based programs, community partnerships, grant initiatives and special projects designed to support the re-entry and effective supervision of offenders, to promote pro-social behavior and to improve the quality of lives in our communities.

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Transition Professionals

We at Transition Professionals have one main goal: to reduce recidivism. With our knowledge of community services and the criminal justice system, we provide people recently released from jail or prison with the help that they need to transition back into society. Our services assist them in getting back on their feet by referrals to services, obtaining employment and counseling in order to lead self sustaining lives.

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