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Through the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services and the Mayor’s Ex-Offender Transitional Jobs Program ex-offenders can receive job-readiness training, subsidized work experience and supportive service.  Provided below are links to citywide Services, News, Alerts, and other Supporting Information that may be useful for ex-offenders - provided by departments all across the City.


Click here for Chicago Department of Family and Support Services Ex-Offender Programs.

Most Recent News (Ex-Offenders)

Jul 21,2016 Mayor Emanuel Introduces Ex-Offender Utilization Procurement Bid Incentive
Mar 31,2016 Mayor Emanuel Launches Citywide Task Force To Reduce Homelessness Citywide
Mar 21,2016 Mayor Emanuel Invites All to Chicago Residents Service Fairs
Jul 24,2015 Mayor Emanuel Announces 311 Enhancements To Boost Services For Veterans
Mar 27,2015 Mayor Emanuel, Congressman Rush And CTA President Claypool Announce Expanded Second Chance Program

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Supporting Information

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