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Looking Forward Philadelphia

Looking Forward Philadelphia provides an array of social services and employment help designed to meet the immediate and longer-term needs of individuals returning from incarceration.


  • 18-hour reentry Boot Camp to help meet most immediate needs
  • Comprehensive assessment and individualized next steps plan
  • One-on-one case management by a trained case coordinator
  • Referrals to services at 40+ community partners including housing, health care, legal services and more
  • Job search and placement help
  • Access to skills training and basic education services


Adults with a criminal background.


Boot Camp walk-ins encouraged.  For more information or to register, email Lookingforward@jevs.org.


Services are FREE


1509 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19121


Boot camp:  Tuesday, 9 am – 4 pm
Program services:  Tuesday – Thursday, 9 am – 4 pm with extended hours on Wednesdays


TEL: 484-533-7002
EMAIL:  Lookingforward@jevs.org

This program is operated in partnership with Temple University and funded by The Lenfest Foundation.

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