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Nonprofit Agencies

Community nonprofit agencies offer job search help and supportive services.

Minnesota is home to hundreds of nonprofit and community organizations. Many offer one-on-one help and programs to assist ex-offenders with career exploration, job search, training, financial assistance, and other resources to help you transition.

Here is a list of nonprofit organizations offering employment help. To find assistance near you, contact the United Way by calling 211 from anywhere in Minnesota, or go to www.211.org.

Twin Cities Minnesota

180 Degrees
Employment, housing supports, and supportive services.
Minneapolis, 612-813-5000.

AccessAbility, Inc.
Employment services and job training for individuals with disabilities and/or economic disadvantages.
Minneapolis, 612-331-5958.

Chicanos Latinos Unidos en Servicio (CLUES)
Employment, chemical dependency, and supportive services for Latino community.
St. Paul, 651- 379-4200; Minneapolis, 612-746-3500.

Damascas Way Re-Entry Center
Transitional housing for men, chemical dependency services.
Golden Valley, 763-545-6558.

East Side Neighborhood Services
Employment services, supportive services.
Minneapolis, 612-781-6011.

Emerge
Employment services, housing supports.
Minneapolis, 612-338-5282.

FreedomWorks
Reentry programs, transitional housing for men.
Minneapolis, 612-522-9007.

Goodwill-Easter Seals
Employment and support services, job training.
Multiple locations, 651-379-5800.

HIRED
Employment services, job training.
Multiple locations, 612-529-3342.

Lifetrack Resources
Employment and supportive services.
St. Paul, 651-227-8471

Merrick Community Center
Employment and supportive services.
St. Paul, 651-771-9339.

Minneapolis Urban League
Employment services.
Minneapolis, 612-302-3100.

Project for Pride in Living, Inc.
Employment services, job training, supportive services, and housing supports.
Minneapolis, 612-455-5100.

REArmor Homes
Transitional housing for men, job training.
St. Paul, 612-990-9973.

RS EDEN
Transitional housing for men and women, chemical dependency services, job training.
Multiple locations, 612-287-1600.

The Salvation Army - Minneapolis Harbor Light Center
Transitional housing form men and women, chemical dependency and supportive services.
Minneapolis, 612-767-3100.

Twin Cities RISE!
Employment services, job training.
St. Paul, 651-603-8520; Minneapolis, 612-338-0295.

Volunteers of America
Transitional housing for men and women, chemical dependency services, and reentry program.
Minneapolis, 952-945-4000.

Women Planting Seeds
Reentry program and supportive services.
Minneapolis, 612-558-5721.

WomenVenture
Self-employment services.
St. Paul, 651-646-3808.

Central Minnesota

Central Minnesota Re-Entry Project
Employment, transitional housing for men and women, mentors, financial assistance, and social services.
St. Cloud, 320-656-9004.

Damascas Way Re-Entry Center
Transitional housing for men.
Rochester, 507-292-1700.

Goodwill-Easter Seals
Employment and support services.
St. Cloud, 320-654-9527; Willmar, 320-235-1847.

Northern Minnesota

Project Soar of Northeastern Minnesota
Employment, chemical dependency, housing support, and reentry programs.
Duluth, 218-722-3126.

Southern Minnesota

Goodwill-Easter Seals
Employment and support services.
Rochester, 507-287-8699.

Workforce Development Inc.
Employment services.
Multiple locations, 507-292-5180.

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