Profiles: Ex-Offender & Reentry

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Career Development and Placement Strategies

Career Development and Placement Strategies

Launched in March 2012, Expert Reclaim, a creative social enterprise initiative of Career Development and Placement Strategies, Inc., The Cleveland Foundation, and the Cuyahoga County Office of Reentry, has already helped 19 tough-to-employ men find jobs.

Lower Lights Ministries

Lower Lights Ministries

At Lower Lights Ministries’ Rachel’s House, women coming out of prison receive holistic care in a family environment that helps them turn their lives around. The lifetime recidivism rate among its graduates is an impressively low 14 percent. 

Alvis House

Alvis House

Alvis House relies on research-based practices to help ex-offenders transition into the mainstream society. 90% of program graduates do not commit a new crime within one year. 

Towards Employment

Towards Employment

Towards Employment helps individuals with barriers to employment to find new jobs and is assisting those in entry-level positions to step up to higher-paying jobs. And since 2004, it has helped over 1000 ex-offenders to find full-time, permanent jobs.  

Clean Turn

Clean Turn

Clean Turn’s business-savvy social enterprise model has enabled nearly 150 ex-offenders find jobs by carefully preparing them through a well-designed six-step process. 

Truly Reaching You

Truly Reaching You

Truly Reaching You’s holistic program to help ex-offenders boasts a remarkably low recidivism rate: under one percent.

The Ridge Project – TYRO Program

The Ridge Project – TYRO Program

The Ridge Project’s TYRO Program, which focuses on helping male ex-offenders become great fathers, has decreased participants’ recidivism rates and increased the economic stability of their families.