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Career and Reentry Fair held at Greene

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June 26, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

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SCI Greene held a Career and Reentry Fair for inmates who are expected to be released within two years. The fair, which was held on June 19, was coordinated by the Education Department and was attended by approximately 110 inmates.

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Representatives from the following businesses and community agencies were available to describe employment opportunities, services and provide resource material: Flagger Force, GMS Miner Repair and Maintenance, SW PA Legal Aid Director, Work Development, SERVPRO of Metro Pittsburgh, Auberle, the DOC's Bureau of Community Corrections' Virtual Reality Program, Goodwill South Western PA, Pittsburgh Community Services, Inc., East Side Laser Center, "The Erase Project" tattoo removal, Liberty Ministries, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, Pittsburgh Financial Empowerment Center, Assessment, Sanctioning, Community Resource Agent, The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center, Mon Valley Initiative, CareerLink – Greene/Fayette County, Goodwill Industries, Private Industry Council, and Behavioral Health Navigator.

Representatives from Job Rise, Advantage Credit Counseling Service, Cen Clear Mental Health, RISE- Philadelphia, Bidwell Training Center, It's About Change, Glass House, Inc., Career Concepts, and PA Department of Banking and Securities were not able to attend but did provide brochures that were available for the inmates.

Education staff also met with the vendors and discussed ways of improving the programs and services for the inmates and their families.

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