Brett spent 18 of the past 30 years behind bars. Released in August 2008 for what he now expects will be the last time, Brett began trying to get his life together. However, finding a steady job with five felonies on his record proved extremely difficult. Read more.
Fresh Start provides:
Employment workshops and life skills training
Workshops include interviewing techniques for ex-offenders, resume development, and skills assessments.
Career coaching and job matching
Referrals to companies who are willing to hire individuals with criminal records.
Retention and follow-up for up to 12 months
On-going case management and retention services.
To be eligible for participation in the Fresh Start program, individuals must: