New York Public Library

Address:Office of Community Outreach Services, 455 Fifth Avenue New York NY 10016
World Wide Web: http://www.nypl.org/help/community-outreach/correctional-services-program


The above website links to a recent edition of "Connections" (in PDF format), a directory of resources in New York City which can be of help to ex-inmates when they are leaving institutions, and serves as a guide on job hunting. Included are sample resumes, a section on ex-offender rights, and suggestions on how to handle the issue of time incarcerated when filling out job applications or going for job interviews. A printed version of this booklet is available free to those incarcerated in New York State prisons or local jails and also to agencies who help provide services to ex-inmates, though community-based organizations are asked to use the PDF available on this site.


Mon-Fri, 9 am- 5 pm

Services Offered:Specialized Information and Referral
Target Groups(By Need):Ex-OffendersInmatesParolees