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Platform to Employment Reentry

Platform to Employment Re-Entry is a statewide pilot program to reduce
unemployment and recidivism rates among the reentry population. The program
is modeled after the nationally recognized Platform to Employment (P2E)
program which was designed to reconnect the long-term unemployed with the
Platform to Employment Re-Entry provides formerly incarcerated individuals
with work readiness and career development training. The core of the training
focuses on life skills and professional development training to enhance
confidence and improve employment opportunities. It includes access to
career-related tools, seminars, behavioral health services, financial
counseling and other resources to strengthen skills to secure careers. Other
supports include resources to address barriers to employment such as
transportation and childcare.
Just “20 Days to Success”! Platform to Employment is an empowering
solution that is available to job seekers at no cost. Work with a dedicated
staff and a committed support system with the same goal; helping you get back
to work.
Platform to Employment Re-Entry is offered statewide in Connecticut with
programs in Bridgeport, Hartford, New Haven, Norwich and Waterbury.

Program Population

Justice involved, previously incarcerated men and women, ages 18 and up.

Program Capacity

Cohorts of 10-25 scholars per session

Program Funding Source

Grant funded

Start Date Year
Curriculum Published

The WorkPlace
1000 Lafayette Blvd
Suite 501
Bridgeport, CT 06604
United States