Welcome to Safer Foundation

We pave the path to reentry with the tools, training, and support needed to succeed. Job readiness training and placement. Educational programming. Advocacy interventions. They all create stability on your path forward, and they’re all included in our hands-on approach to guiding you along the way.

You’re here—that’s step one. And we’ll be right there with you for the rest of your journey

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Job Placement
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Job Placement

Through workforce partnerships with organizations across a variety of key industries, we offer job training programs and place clients in highly competitive careers best suited for their needs.

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Partnership Opportunities
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Partnership Opportunities

We’re always looking for new corporate partners and employers to help us offer our clients a wide array of vocational training and employment development opportunities.

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Get Involved
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Get Involved

There’s no better way to help the Safer team than to join us! We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities across our locations.

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The Latest From Safer

Black Leaders Pioneering Criminal Legal Reform

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Show Up for Safer

Show your support for our mission and clients by attending one of our year-round, in-person events.

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Making History, One Step At a Time

Recidivism is a structural issue—one that requires structural change. Our efforts go beyond supporting individuals to impact policies and legislation at the state and national level, like the Illinois second chance program.

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