The Connecticut Department of Correction (DOC) is the government agency responsible for corrections in the state of Connecticut. The agency operates 18 correctional facilities. It has its headquarters in Wethersfield. The doc’s Division of Parole and Community Service, was among the first in the nation to establish contracts with private nonprofit agencies to provide residential and nonresidential supervision and treatment/services for justice impacted citizens. CRI IS COMMITTED TO COLLABORATING WITH DOC TO OFFER TIMELY AND EFFECTIVE SUPPORTS FOR RETURNING CITIZENS.

The American Job Center (AJC) system is a partnership of organizations that provide workforce assistance to job seekers and employers. This collaboration of state, regional, and local organizations helps prepare and train workers and offers services that help business and industry find talent. AJCs have services for everyone, regardless of employment status. CRI IS A PROUD PARTNER IN OPERATING LOCATIONS ACROSS THE STATE.

The Workplace conducts comprehensive planning, and coordinates regional and state-wide workforce development programs to prepare people for careers while strengthening the workforce for employers by administering workforce development funds and coordinating providers of job training and education programs FOR ORGANIZATIONS . CRI WORKS

Hang Time has joined forces with Career Resources! Hang Time programs provide community support and social services navigation to men and women returning home from incarceration and their families. Since 2014, Hang Term has been a leader in reducing recidivism and the violence in the communities it serves.

The mission of the Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL) is to protect Connecticut’s workers from labor law violations and promote global economic competitiveness through strengthening the state’s workforce. CTDOL collaborates with business and industry leaders on Registered Apprenticeship programs and other workforce pipeline initiatives, and conducts U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics research including collecting, analyzing, and disseminating workforce data.

STRIVE is a national leader in helping those facing the biggest societal barriers to employment access the training and support needed to build a career. The strive program, Career Path, follows five pillars, proven to help students find and keep jobs in growing industries. It begins with STRIVE’s signature job readiness workshop, STRIVE START. Delivered through a work-simulated environment, this program provides the training people need to not only land a job, but build a career. START focuses on mindset, accountability, personal responsibility, workplace ethics, professional etiquette, and interpersonal skills. CRI PARTNERS TO OFFER THE STRIVE PROGRAM.

The Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board (NRWIB) provides crucial resources for job seekers and employers in order to promote a more highly-skilled workforce and match the unemployed with good jobs at good wages. Through the workforce innovation & opportunity act (WIOA), job seekers can get employment, education, training, and support to propel their career forward and gain more earning power. The program also matches employers with skilled workers.