Welcome to the Re-entry & Legal resource page!
Countywide Re-entry Resources COVID-19 Updates
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Please view the Countywide Re-entry Resources document. You will find find re-entry resources available throughout LA County and organized by service area. The information below provides updates on current status on some of reentry resources throughout the county.
The physical office locations of the re-entry resources below are closed to the public in response to the COVID-19 Safer at Home mandate, however, services are still being provided unless otherwise indicated. Please contact each organization directly to learn about eligibility and how to access services.
RE-ENTRY EMPLOYMENT SERVICES PROVIDERS
A New Way of Life
Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) – Los Angeles Office
Center for Living and Learning
Developing Opportunities and Offering Reentry Solutions (D.O.O.R.S.)
Friends Outside Los Angeles
Shields for Families
InVest Program (WDACS)
The Bail Project – Access to bail is expanded to all courts in LA County. The Bail Project, a national program, posts bonds on behalf of people in custody who cannot afford to pay, and then provides court reminders and transportation to ensure that they make their court dates.
LA County Public Defender – All Civil and Criminal trials were suspended until April 16. Please click the link for more information and updates.
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
70 Million Jobs – 70 Million Jobs helps with getting a job with a criminal record. From finding misdemeanor and felony friendly jobs, to building a resume and submitting applications, to getting hired.
The drop-down menu items below provide resources for individuals who have or have had a history of justice involvement. This includes information about expungement and other legal resources, programs and training related to employment, and tattoo removal services. Please visit periodically as resources on this page are updated on a regular basis.
For information on Legal Resources, and Tattoo Removal please visit the Community Resources & Information page .
Programs & Training
Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO)
CEO offers individuals just coming home from prison the ongoing support necessary to build career capital and financial stability. We believe that everyone, regardless of their past, deserves the chance to work toward a stronger future for themselves, their families, and their communities. As the largest reentry employment provider in the country, CEO is using our scale, experience, and data – backed by our participants’ feedback on what works – to change the way government invests in criminal justice and workforce development.
Flyer: Center for Employment Opportunities
Referral Form: Center for Employment Opportunities Referral Form
Developing Opportunities & Offering Reentry Solutions (D.O.O.R.S.) DOORS provides an array of comprehensive supportive services to address the barriers to reentry for justice involved individuals, particularly those on adult felony supervision, their families and the community.
D.O.O.R.S. Orientations – Monday and Tuesday 9:30am-10:30am. Thursdays from 2:00pm-3:00pm. Call (323) 730-4442 with any questions.
Friends Outside in Los Angeles County – Dad’s Back Academy
The Dads Back! Academy provides comprehensive services for up to 6 months including activities centered on Responsible Parenting, Healthy Marriages, Skills Building and an Economic Stability job preparation program for reentering fathers.