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Arizona Opportunities Industrialization Center
39 E. Jackson St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Offers specfic job training courses with certification to the community. Offers GED preparation, job leads, and a clothing closet. Offers free work readiness skill building courses, counseling, and job placement for homeless veteran's.
Arizona Women's Education & Employment

Employment services for women and men who want to improve their current employment opportunities. AWEE works with recently released ex-offenders, and services include workshops, education referrals, and mentoring. Website also offers a resource guide specific to those with previous convictions.
Central Arizona Shelter Services
602-256-6945 x3059
230 S. 12th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Provides shelter and support services to homeless adults and families. Services include showers, food, clothing, hygiene items, and case management. They also house a medical and dental facility, as well as offer employment services.
Chicanos por la Causa
602- 257-0700
1112 E. Buckeye Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Offers free computer training, employment assistance, job skills workshops, GED classes, housing repair program, some utility assistance, and safe, affordable housing options.
David's Hope

Provides information, advocacy, and resources for individuals living with a mental or substance use disorders who currently are or have been involved in the criminal justice system. Davidís Hope also leads the Arizona Mental Health Criminal Justice Coalition. Coalition meetings are held monthly from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Locations and days vary. Please call for more information, including how to navigate the mental health criminal justice systems in all 15 Arizona counties. Assistance offered to all at no charge. You can contact Davidís Hope at: 602.774.4382
Family Service Agency
602-264-9891 Phoenix

Provides counseling and medication services for a sliding scale fee based on income. Also offers an array of family based services and groups. Locations in Mesa, Phoenix, and Metro areas. Also offers a Community Re-integration Program for ex-offenders to assist with job placement and case management services.
Focus Employment Services

Offer an array of employment-related services to individuals with disabilities. Offers a program designed specifically for individuals with criminal records. Self-pay options and payment plans available for individuals without AHCCCS.
Fresh Start Women's Foundation
1130 E. McDowell Rd.
Phoenix, AZ
Whether adjusting to a career change, concerned about financial security, coping with difficult family relationships, or simply seeking opportunities for personal growth, Fresh Start is dedicated to supporting women who want to thrive.
From Gangs to Jobs

Offers a free 6-8 week employment program for at risk men ages 16-25 (some flexibility in age range). Program runs Monday through Thursday 6:30pm - 9:30pm, and includes coaching, job readiness skills, employer support, and job placement follow-up.
Goodwill One-Stop Career Centers

Career Centers that offer free job search and career development services to the community. There are 11 Career centers located throughout the valley that are equipped with computers, printers, internet, fax machines, and telephones. Certain career centers also offer free computer and customer service training.
Hope's Crossing
830 N. 1st Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Offers programs to women following release from incarceration to strengthen each individual personally, professionally and spiritually, by surrounding them with a team of mentors, facilitators and case managers to guide these women down a path to restore hope in their lives and the lives of their families, to reach self-sustainability. Programs include Employment/Educational/Volunteer Services, Social/Life Skills Development, and Personal and Professional Skills Training.
Please contact the service providers directly for information about any of the services listed. Contact Southwest Network,
HelpBook@SouthwestNetwork.org, only to report an incorrect listing or to suggest a resource that could be added to the directory. Thank you.

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Maricopa Workforce Connections (One Stop)

Provides information and assistance to individuals looking for jobs or seeking training. Services include career centers and job search support. Some employment related support groups may also be available depending on location. Also offers a Virtual One Stop Center that offers online employment tools.
Our Common Welfare

Provides a free restoration of rights workshop.
Phoenix Workforce Connections (One Stop)

Offers skills assessment services, job search skills training, a library, and access to job postings. Many services and resources are available online, but multiple locations are also available. One Stop locations offer a career center with access to resume software and office equipment, employment workshops, employment counseling, and other support and resources.
Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church


Offers a variety of family services and resources including food programs, adoption and foster care resources for grandparents, child and youth services information, counseling and mental health services, employment information and referrals, ex-offender resources, financial/loan assistance, and general assistance, plus information on health care and for seniors. Also financial assistance (benevolence) for individuals and families who are in crisis situations.
Rescued Not Arrested Inc.
P.O. Box 90606
Phoenix, AZ 85066
Rescued Not Arrested Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that uses unique outreach methods to reduce both recidivism and incarceration. Among other services, Rescued Not Arrested Inc. provides support groups, housing partners to assist in transition, assistance with employment upon release, and free English and Spanish NIV Bibles.
St. Joseph the Worker
1125 W. Jackson St.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Offers support to homeless, low-income, or other disadvantaged individuals in their efforts to become self-sufficient through permanent, full-time employment. Facility offers computer access, work clothing, resume assistance, bus tickets for interviews and work, and various job and life skills related courses. Also offers some professional clothing and housing/utility assistance.
The Potter's House
1717 W. Northern Ave Ste# 101
Phoenix, Az 85021
Provides outpatient treatment for men and women 18 and older of all ethnic groups who are experiencing substance use disorders (abuse, dependency), including education of criminal offenders.
Please contact the service providers directly for information about any of the services listed. Contact Southwest Network,
HelpBook@SouthwestNetwork.org, only to report an incorrect listing or to suggest a resource that could be added to the directory. Thank you.