The Re-entry Employment Service Program (RESP) serves Illinoisans who are currently, or have in the past been, subject to any stage of the criminal justice process and who require assistance in overcoming barriers to employment resulting from a record of arrest or conviction.
CGLA provides both criminal and civil legal services, integrated with social work support, to individuals facing barriers stemming from an encounter with the criminal justice system.
Learn about the new laws effecting minimum wage in Chicago.
Learn how to get driving privileges reinstated.
Resources and information regarding the guidelines and application for executive clemency and expungement.
The Health Care Workers Waivers are administered by the Illinois Department of Public Health, and don't have any statutes that apply.
ILHousingSearch.org provides detailed information about rental properties and helps people find housing to best fit their needs.
Learn how to search for legal information and find legal aid offices that may be able to help with your legal problem.
Learn about laws governing minimum wage, vacation, holidays and overtime pay.
This site features an interactive map that allows the user to click on a county and find a list of local resources for the reentry population.
Learn about career counseling services, job training, placement assistance, job readiness and life skills support services, housing, health care, and other benefits for incarcerated veterans.
The H.I.R.E. Network provides leadership on public policy advocacy, provides technical assistance and training on overcoming labor market barriers based on a criminal record, and promotes collaboration between individuals directly affected by the criminal justice system, advocates, practitioners, researchers, and policymakers working to improve the employability of people with criminal records.
A list of resources to prepare offenders for successful reentry.
The National Reentry Resource Center provides education, training, and technical assistance to states, tribes, territories, local governments, service providers, non-profit organizations, and corrections institutions working on prisoner reentry.
Fact sheets comprised by the Federal Interagency Reentry Council, designed to clarify existing federal policies that affect formerly incarcerated individuals and their families.
Learn how to connect with working women to understand the everyday barriers they face and develop creative and strategic solutions to address them.