JEVS Program for Offenders

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Program for Offenders provides hands-on skills training and vocational assessment services to pre-trial detainees and sentenced inmates of the Philadelphia Department of Prisons in order to increase their employability once they have returned to society.

Services 

  • Skills training in building maintenance, customer service, office training, and environmental maintenance
  • Job application, résumé, and job interview preparation
  • Assessment of interests, skills, and abilities to match employment possibilities through CareerScope® and other tools

Eligibility 

Pre-trial detainees and sentenced inmates of the Philadelphia Department of Prisons

Enrollment 

Participants must be referred by prison social workers

Cost

No cost to participants

Location

Philadelphia Industrial
Correctional Center
8301 State Road
Philadelphia, PA 19136

Hours

Monday – Friday
8 am – 4 pm

Contact

TEL: 215.685.7114
EMAIL:patricia.slowe@prisons.phila.gov

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