Overcoming the Odds Starts with Changing Them.
Wherever you are on the road to a better future, we offer holistic reentry services to empower your journey. Become a Client
Support You Can Lean On.
Get back on your feet with reentry services that provide stabilizing support—from public health and public safety services to reentry housing support and clothing assistance. Learn More
Training that Meets You Where You Are.
Go from where you are to where you want to be with educational opportunities and workforce development training that bridge your gaps. Learn More
Find the Job
Kickstart your reentry with a job that fits your skills, education, and interests. Then, make your way up the career ladder with certification in competitive fields. Learn More
We help shape public policy to remove barriers in reentry navigation through advocacy, research, and drafting legislation. Learn More
Welcome to Safer Foundation
We pave the path to reentry with the tools, training, and support needed to succeed. Job readiness training and placement. Educational programming. Advocacy interventions. They all create stability on your path forward, and they’re all included in our hands-on approach to guiding you along the way.
You’re here—that’s step one. And we’ll be right there with you for the rest of your journey
Work With Us
Through workforce partnerships with organizations across a variety of key industries, we offer job training programs and place clients in highly competitive careers best suited for their needs.Learn More
We’re always looking for new corporate partners and employers to help us offer our clients a wide array of vocational training and employment development opportunities.Learn More
There’s no better way to help the Safer team than to join us! We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities across our locations.Learn More
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Making History, One Step At a Time
Recidivism is a structural issue—one that requires structural change. Our efforts go beyond supporting individuals to impact policies and legislation at the state and national level, like the Illinois second chance program.see our difference