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Laurel Highlands Inmates Attend Reentry Career Fair

August 23, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

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On May 16, SCI Laurel Highlands held its annual Career and Reentry Fair in the chapel. There were 16 vendors represented, bringing an abundance of beneficial resources for those preparing to reenter the community within the next six months.

Agencies and programs represented included: Laurel Highlands' Education Department's Flagging Course and Custodial Maintenance; Mental Health Associates in PA; Berks Connection Pre-Trial Services; Cambria/Somerset Counties Victim Services, and Community Action Partnership; Goodwill Industries, along with Liberty Ministries; PA CareerLink; PA Dept. of Banking & Securities; Pittsburgh Community Services Inc.; Salvation Army of Western PA; Somerset Hospital Tobacco Treatment Specialist; The Program; Trade Institute of Pittsburgh; and United Way of Somerset. University of Pittsburgh and Westmoreland Community College provided information on their programs for those interested in furthering their education, as well.

Approximately 80 inmates took advantage of this opportunity.

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