Looking for employment post-incarceration can be challenging. Reentry organizations in Oregon listed below can assist individuals with general resources as well as specific job search tools and mentoring services like those offered through WorkSourceOregon. Note: be sure to ask WorkSourceOregon for information about the Second Chance Business Coalition (SCBC) launched in April 2021 to expand hiring and advancement practices for job seekers and employees with past convictions. Some companies that have joined the SCBC include: Accenture, AT&T, Bank of America, Cisco, CVS Health, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Eaton, Gap, Inc., General Motors, Home Depot, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Koch Industries, Kroger, Mastercard, McDonald’s, Microsoft, PepsiCo, Proctor & Gamble, Prudential Financial, Inc., Schnitzer Steel Industries, Target, Texas Instruments Incorporated, Union Pacific, Verizon Communications, Visa, Vistra Corp., Walgreens, and Walmart.
Constructing Hope, a business located in Portland, Oregon, provides career training and opportunities for low-income, recently returning citizens, people of color and unemployed people to rebuild their lives by working in an inclusive and rewarding industry.
Oregon Reentry Resource Centers