Get Ready to Work!
Maryland employers with more than 15 employees cannot ask you about your criminal record before your first in-person interview. You can be asked about your record in an in-person interview.
Finding work after incarceration is challenging but there are people who can help you.
Preparing to work is often more than learning a particular set of skills. Many returning citizens first need to address the trauma they have experienced in their lives before entering the workforce. Some job training programs take this approach. Click on the photo below to search for those resources, or to speak to someone see the telephone numbers at the bottom of this page.
For immediate help
The Reentry Center at Northwest Career Center
2401 Liberty Heights Ave, Suite 302
Baltimore, Maryland 21215
Click Here for Help Finding Your New Career.
Community Outreach Coordinator
Ms. Collie Thomas
Workforce Development Centers
Hunt Valley: (410) 887‑7940
Liberty Center: (410) 887‑8912
Eastpoint: (410) 288‑9050 ext. 424
State-wide reentry navigators
Maryland Re-entry Navigators listed below are team of employment specialists whose role is to connect justice-involved job seekers with businesses. They will connect you with the employment opportunities, skills and credentials, and other local resources you might need to become independent and successful.