Back to Work: Program hopes to help former inmates in Oklahoma
MOORE, Okla. – A program to help Oklahomans with criminal records remake their lives by finding jobs is taking a big step forward.
“The Center for Employment Opportunities” celebrated a grand opening of its new office in Moore on Thursday.
The national re-entry program offers comprehensive employment services for former prisoners who are trying to transition back into society.
The program offers life skills education, short-term paid work and full-time job placement services.
Even after its clients get jobs, the program provides a year of support and training.
Right now, many of their recruits gain on-the-job skills by working to help businesses and homeowners rebuild after the May storms.