Our primary goal is to help integrate returning citizens back into the community by providing necessary tools, support and resources for success.
Located inside a One-Stop Service Center Worksource Portland Metro-SE (WSPM-SE) our reentry programs are designed to assist individuals with backgrounds to integrate back into the community.
Our dedicated reentry team will help returning citizens:
- Assess skills and work readiness
- Work on removing barriers to employment
- Develop an employment plan based on Career Mapping
- Connect individuals to free workshops
- Assist with training and support services
- Provide follow up support
We deliver reentry employment services with respect, compassion and dignity to give individuals with backgrounds a second chance and a better tomorrow.
WE DO THIS BY
- Offering workforce development opportunities that are: Person first
- Choice based
- Results Oriented
VALUES THAT GUIDE OUR WORK
Respect: We value respect for each other and for our customers.
Honesty: We value honesty with each other and with our customers to assist with guidance and support.
Trust: We value trust and work to earn it with each other and with our customers.
Empathy: We seek to see the challenges that our customers face daily and act with empathy.
Compassion: We deliver our services in a compassionate manner and seek to understand “the why”.
Forgiveness: We value forgiveness and understand that each customer that we assist has served their time and that they need to move on with their lives.
Leadership: We value our collective impact as leaders with our work in reentry and serve as a model to staff, community and our customers.
Diversity: We value and respect diversity within our staff, our clients, and our community.
Collaboration: We believe that, in order to enhance public safety and to move the needle on poverty we need to collaborate with our justice partners, our sister agencies and our community.
Integrity: We act with integrity in our interactions with each other and with our customers.