Full list of Allegheny County resources.

Center for Employment Opportunities

100 Ross St #410,
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: (412) 444-1025

Provides immediate, effective, and comprehensive employment services exclusively to individuals who have recently returned home from incarceration.

Mon Valley Initiative

305 E. 8th Ave.
Homestead, PA 15120
Phone: 412-464-4000, ext. 4000

With support from MVI staff, re-entrants get access to education and information, and are matched with employers who will help them get a fresh start.

Services: Provides resume creation assistance, job interview prep, career planning, on-site recruitment and job fairs, advice for people with criminal backgrounds, financial coaching, and referrals to training and education opportunities.

Renewal, Inc.: Lydia’s Place

326 Third Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

The process of returning to the family unit and mainstream society following incarceration or inpatient treatment can be one of the most complex and emotionally challenging aspects of reintegration. Through Lydia’s Place®, Renewal, Inc. provides a safe space where men, women, and families can learn to cope with those challenges as they successfully rebuild their lives and relationships. We are committed to individuals who are ready to be a part of their children’s lives by supporting their efforts. Lydia’s Place offers a full spectrum of relationship-focused services for families that have been impacted by incarceration or addiction. Specialized programs focus on family strengthening, mentoring and providing housing assistance.

Juvenile Reentry Resource Navigator

YSRP is pleased to announce the launch of the JLWOP Reentry Navigator. This site will continue to evolve over time, as we work to further develop a comprehensive list of resources across all 67 counties.

The Program for Offenders, Inc.

564 Forbes Avenue Suite 930
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-281-7380

Offers residential alternatives to incarceration. Locations and eligibility information here

Also offers case management and employment services including those listed here 

Auberle Employment Institute

Auberle Employment Institute

Address: 1101 Hartman Street, McKeesport, PA 15132

Phone: (412)673-5856 ext. 1317

The Employment Institute offers 13 nationally recognized certification programs, employment opportunities, life skills and work readiness training, education services and employment exposure/search services.” With 102 employing partners and 89 referral agencies throughout the region, we are a highly respected and award-winning workforce development program that helps individuals find a good paying and sustainable career.” They offer a new program to specifically help people ages 18-24 leaving the prison system with employment placement

Braddock Employment Training

Address: 849 Braddock Avenue, Braddock, PA 15104

Phone: (412) 273-6450

Provides GED preparation, job search, job matching, workshops, assessments, computer literacy and supported work services. (Extensive experience finding jobs for people with criminal records)

Foundation of Hope

112 W. North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Chaplaincy: 412-350-2057
Pre-Release: 412-350-1322
Aftercare: 412-321-3343
Diversion: 412-321-3343

The Foundation of HOPE is an interfaith non-profit with the mission to “Empower incarcerated and released individuals to restore their relationship with their God, rebuild their lives, and reconcile to their communities.”

Fair Shake Reentry Resource Center

Fair Shake is dedicated to increasing reentry success through personal and community focused ownership and engagement opportunities for currently and formerly incarcerated individuals in connection with families, employers, property managers, corrections and communities.

Goodwill Adult Reentry Project

118 52nd Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Phone: 1-877-499-3526

The Goodwill Adult Re-Entry Program aims to address the full range of challenges faced by formerly incarcerated adults to make successful transitions back to the community.

What does the Goodwill Adult Re-Entry Program offer?

  • Customized education, vocational training, and employment programs based on individual needs and assessments.
  • Vocational and on-the-job training in skilled trade-related industries that lead to careers in fields such as building/construction, manufacturing, and culinary arts.
  • GED prep classes for those in need of a high school equivalency certificate and academic remediation to assist with preparing for vocational skills training..
  • A dedicated case manager for support both during training and for the first year of employment.

Pardon Me PA


Start the process of erasing non-conviction information from your record and get informed about the Expungement and Pardon Process for erasing conviction information from your record permanently.

Word directly with Pardon Coaches for free. If you have successfully completed your sentence 2 years ago or more, then visit the website or contact us to discuss the possibility of commuting your sentence/getting a pardon.

Trade Institute of Pittsburgh

7800 Susquehanna St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15208


Trade Institute of Pittsburgh (TIP) is a non-profit building trade training provider dedicated to providing opportunities for individuals with barriers to employment. TIP engages returning citizens to meet a growing need for skilled workers across the trades as the older generation of workers retires. These trades include masonry, carpentry, painting, welding, and a variety of other skilled trade fields.