Workforce Development and Ex-Offender Programs

Guide to Workforce Development Services for Ex-Offenders

The City of Chicago’s Community Re-Entry Support Centers provide a central location where any Chicago resident who has served time for a felony conviction can receive the support services needed to transition back into their communities and the workforce.

Guide to Workforce Services Programs

The Chicago Department of Family & Support Services (DFSS) designates resources for workforce development initiatives to meet the unique needs of disadvantaged Chicago residents. As the City agency that focuses on meeting the needs of Chicago’s most vulnerable residents, this is an important function for DFSS.


Department Main Office

Family & Support Services