Welcome to Safer Foundation

SAFER’S COMMUNITY-BASED OFFICES ARE OPEN TO CLIENTS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY (NO-WALK-INS ALLOWED DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS).

If you are a potential client interested in Safer Foundation’s employment or training services visit www.saferreturn.org or call 312-922-2200 to register or schedule an appointment.

If you are trying to reach Safer Foundation’s counseling and wellness center, call 773-265-0423.

WELCOME TO SAFER FOUNDATION

Safer Foundation is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit providers of services designed exclusively for people with criminal records.

Our vision is equal employment opportunities for people with criminal records thereby improving the socio-economic well-being of the individual, their family, and community.

About Us


LATEST NEWS

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BECOME A CLIENT

“Safer gave me the one thing I needed… a second chance. I was in school there. I took my GED and passed the test my first time. I was one of the highest scores in my class. I also got about eight certificates working with Safer Foundation. I’m living a better life now.”

— Juan Cruz, Safer Client

BECOME AN EMPLOYER

“Safer Foundation allows us to fill various workforce needs, while providing an opportunity to those in need of a second chance.”

— Craig Freedman, President of Freedman Seating

BECOME A VOLUNTEER

“It was extremely gratifying helping individuals with their needs, seeing people progress…..There were lots of times when clients taught me something too, like patience and perseverance, and people who won’t give up.”

— Byron Sullivan, 2016 Volunteer


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