Ex-Offender Information /Job Placement & Training Program


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Increasing Business Profits through Strategic Hiring

Community Assistance Programs (CAPs) is a not-for-profit employment agency that provides employment training and job placement services.  | Learn more »

Business Services

Reduce turnover and improve your bottom line

CAPs can help your business with government assisted programs to maximize your workforce, customized training to suit your needs, subsidized internships and on-the-job training, and much more.

The Employer Services Team can assist you in strengthening your workforce while maximizing your budget.

Job Seekers

Educational services to chart your career path to success

CAPs provides training that will qualify you for the job in addition to its partnership with Kennedy-King College, Olive-Harvey College and other training partners. Most training is 2-12 weeks. We do not train without a commitment to hire from Employers.

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Community Assistance Programs | 435 W. 119th St. | Chicago, IL 60628 | 773-468-1993 Phone | 773-468-1983 Fax

Chicago Mayor's WorkNet Agencies

Mayor Emanuel's WorkNet Chicago is committed to helping ex-offenders reenter the workforce. The selected WorkNet partners listed below have experience working with ex-offenders in programs and other supportive services that help develop the skills needed to achieve self-sufficiency. To find other WorkNet agencies or receive additional information on programs for ex-offenders, contact the Mayor's Office of Workforce Development at (312)-746-7777 (Illinois Relay 711 for Deaf or speech impaired communications. http://www.reeentryillionis.net

Services for Ex-Offenders

The Chicago Department of Family and Support Services' Community Reentry Support Centers can assist ex-offenders in achieving self-sufficiency while successfully reintegrating into local communities. The City's Reentry Support Centers offer dedicated staff who can help individuals obtain:

  • Workforce Training
  • Housing Assistance
  • Health Services
  • Food Assistance
  • Other Services as Needed


Westside Health Authority

Teamwork Englewood


5816 West Division                                 

747 West 63rd Street, Building V, Room 122


Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois