Community & Reentry

Your background doesn't have to define your future.

If your criminal record stops you from getting a good job, Towards Employment can help.

Our career readiness training program helps you gain a career map with advancement goals, interviewing skills, ability to discuss your background with employers, connections to employers who will hire someone with a record, renewed confidence, coaching, and a support network, and the opportunity to build skills and income with work experience and/or technical training.

We do more than connect you to a great career...

We help connect you to services and resources to get you ready.



ID & Legal Assistance


Professional Clothes & Uniforms

Job-Specific Tools

Medical Care

& Much More

Programs for everyone

Training & Credentialing Programs

Programs to help you get training, skills, credentials, and opportunities for placement at jobs in many fields. Every journey is unique - talk to us today about personalizing your career pathway for free training & credentialing!

Training opportunities include:

  • Manufacturing
  • CNC Machine Operation
  • Transportation (CDL)
  • Google IT A+
  • Healthcare
  • Construction
  • Culinary
  • & More!

ACCESS to Manufacturing

ACCESS to Manufacturing Careers is a program specifically designed for ready, motivated individuals who want to get into entry-level jobs in manufacturing that start them on a path of learning, advancement, raises, and a great career! In this four-week program, students learn both job readiness skills and technical competencies that are desired by the 20+ companies involved.


Pathways to Success (P2S)

Paid opportunities for young adults ages 18-24!

Pathways to Success can help prepare you for a career - to help you find a job, keep a job, and advance in a job. P2S connects you with in-demand industries through career readiness, paid work experience, credential training, and apprenticeship opportunities.


Step Up to UH: Cooks

Competitive pay, training, tuition reimbursement and promotion potential make healthcare a great career!

Towards Employment and University Hospitals are offering free 10-day training sessions to for culinary positions in healthcare to get you started in your career!


Richard Jackson

"I feel like without Towards Employment I would not be on the path that I’m on. I love my job."

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Tiara Colbert

"Towards Employment helps to build confidence. They gave me the reassurance that I can go a little bit further, that I can challenge myself to finish. They help remind people they’re not alone, that this is a process."

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Employer Partners

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Towards Employment is here for you!

Let us know how we can help get you onto your career pathway.