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Final DOC Reentry Career Fair of 2019 Held at Benner Township

November 27, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

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SCI Benner Township held its annual Reentry Career Fair/Vocational Advisory Committee Meeting on Nov. 20. Reentrants from the Vocational Programs (plumbing, electricity, custodial maintenance, business program); Pathway to Success; and Reentry Services Office participated in the event. Outside agencies provided resources to 184 inmates.

Inmates were provided community resources from the following agencies:

  • Flagger Force
  • Penn State University Certified Recovery Programs
  • Philadelphia FIGHT's Institute for Community Justice
  • Freedom Opportunity Center
  • Liberty Ministries
  • AmeriHealth Associates
  • Reentry and Outreach Specialist
  • Sound Community Solutions
  • Career Link
  • Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Centre County DRS
  • The Program – "It's About Change"
  • Parole
  • Community Health
  • GEI HUD Fresh Start
  • Family Circle Ministries – Friends Over Fences
  • HOPE (Heroin and Opioid Prevention and Education)
  • Gaudenzia Programs and Services by County
  • County Directory of Veteran's Affairs
  • Prison Mentoring
  • Financial Literacy
  • Child Support
  • SAP Concur
  • CenClear Mental Health and Drugs and Alcohol Division
  • RISE Reintegration Services

Inmates were given the opportunity to network with outside agencies, collect literature and ask specific questions of the visitors. The more resources provided to those individuals returning to our communities, the greater their chances for success!

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