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Reentry & Support Services

Community Partners in Action (CPA) - Offers a continuum of services to support individuals involved in the criminal justice system, including employment, housing, arts and other programs.

Community Solutions (CSI) – Offers several housing options for ex-offenders.

Connecticut Board of Pardons and Paroles.Learn about the pardon application process; includes the application form and instructions.     

CTWorks@HPL Job & Career Center – Staff specially devoted to the specific needs of former offenders is provided.  These services include finding and retaining employment, and obtaining assistance with parole, probation, halfway houses, and transitional facilities.  The center also offers access to 14 computers, career counselors, resume development, job leads, job recruitments, online job application assistance, brief computer guidance, and referrals to job training. 

Community Renewal Team's DOC Scattered Site Program – A supportive housing program for ex-offenders on parole transitioning into permanent housing. DOCSS Program provides supportive services such as case management and employment services. In addition, referrals are made to link individuals to care and assistance with basic needs. All referrals comes directly from the DOC Parole office.

H.I.R.E. Network - The National Helping Individuals with criminal records Re-enter through Employment is a clearinghouse for information and assistance. 

Revised July 2020