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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 needs assessment and individualized next steps plan
  • One-on-one case management by a trained resource 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.


Until further notice, you can join a virtual Boot Camp on Tuesdays from 10 am to Noon.  Log on here: https://zoom.us/j/929732957  or phone in 929-205-6099, Meriting ID 929-732-957

For more information, email Lookingforward@jevs.org.


Services are FREE


Workshops and orientation take place at
1509 Cecil B Moore, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19121

Office location is
1526 Cecil B Moore Avenue
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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