SAFER’S COMMUNITY-BASED OFFICES ARE OPEN TO CLIENTS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY (NO-WALK-INS ALLOWED).
CALL 312-922-2200 to schedule an appointment if you are a safer client or individual with an arrest or conviction record looking for employment.
If you are trying to reach the Safer 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.
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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