Online and In-person
This site will help you through the entire process of getting a job with a criminal record. Job listings, help with your resume, coaching and more.
Legal Aid at Work is a nonprofit legal services organization that has been assisting low-income, working families for more than 100 years.
Second-Chance-Employers, Resources, Training and Employment Services
Fair Shake | Reentry Resources
Fair Shake is an online reentry resource center that provides employment resources, information, tools and materials for building bridges of transformation and trust. Membership is free. ￼
Getting Out & Staying Out: San Francisco Resources for People Leaving Jails and Prisons
Created by the Reentry Council of the City and County of San Francisco, Getting Out & Staying Out focuses on improving access to services for individuals returning to San Francisco after incarceration, including employment and small business resources. ￼
Community Assessment Service Center (CASC) - Employment Services
CASC employment services are open to all justice involved adults, age 18 and over, who reside in San Francisco. ￼
CHEFS _ Episcopal Community Services
CHEFS is a 5-month culinary training program that provides instruction in technical and professional skills enhancement necessary for entry into the food service industry.
Drop-In Career Center - Success Center (OEWD SF)
A non-profit social venture working to empower economic and social mobility for individuals and communities in the San Francisco Bay Area. ￼
Part of our mission is to hire people with barriers to employment, like a record of incarceration. Job search assistance from start to finish. ￼
Job Opportunities - Compiled by Reentry Council
Job listings compiled by City of San Francisco Reentry Council. ￼
In the Job Readiness Program, participants will learn how to set goals and achieve a timeline of success toward that dream job. They will be given the tools and guidance to craft a resume based on their own experiences and apply that same information to their LinkedIn profile. ￼
Old Skool Cafe - San Francisco
Old Skool Cafe is a one-of-a-kind youth-run supper club. They train and employ at-risk youth, ages 16-22, to run all aspects of the business. ￼
Red Bay seeks to create unity by hiring and serving people of all backgrounds, striving to be diverse and inclusive of those who have traditionally been left out of the specialty coffee industry, especially people of color, the formerly incarcerated, women and people with disabilities. ￼
Planting Justice - Oakland, CA
Planting Justice is a grassroots organization with a mission to empower people impacted by mass incarceration and other social inequities with the skills and resources to cultivate food sovereignty, economic justice and community healing. ￼
Information - Know Your Rights!
Offers resources for job searching, bonding information, understanding how to disclose information to potential employers and helping individuals identify and access resources regarding legal and other re-entry related resources. Neighborhood Access Points are located throughout San Francisco. ￼
Reentry Council of San Francisco Resources
Getting out and staying out guide, veterans resources, legislative resources, and more. ￼
National Employment Law Project - New York, NY
Resources on legal issues for people re-entering the workforce. NELP is working to expand fair-chance hiring laws to every corner of the nation.