AAWDC’s Workforce Re-Entry Initiative partners with the Anne Arundel County Detention Center and provides opportunities for offenders and ex-offenders in successfully transitioning back into the community with the emphasis on employment. Individuals receive:

  • Resume and cover letter assistance
  • One-on-one career coaching
  • Job search assistance
  • Criminal record reviews for expungement eligibility
    • Information on expungements and pardons
  • Guidance on how to answer that tough question on applications – “Have you been convicted of a crime/felony”
  • Access to occupational training opportunities in high-growth areas
  • Information on federal bonding and tax credits for employers
  • Workshops and seminars on job search and employment topics
  • Connection to ex-offender friendly employers
  • Referrals to partner agencies for other services as needed

To learn more, contact rbenner@aawdc.org