National Helping Individuals with criminal record Re-enter through Employment Network

  1. national h.i.r.e. network mission statement

    established by the legal action center, the national helping individuals with criminal records re-enter through employment network is both a national clearinghouse for information and an advocate for policy change. the goal of the national h.i.r.e. network is to increase the number and quality of job opportunities available to people with criminal records by changing public policies, employment practices and public opinion. the national h.i.r.e. network also provides training and technical assistance to agencies working to improve the employment prospects for people with criminal records.

    this section includes state-specific governmental agencies and community-based organizations to assist people with criminal records, practitioners, researchers, and policy makers. these agencies and organizations may be of assistance in providing job-related and legal services, answering questions arising from having a criminal record, or offering referrals to other useful organizations. to access this information, click on a state on the map, or choose from the alphabetical list.

    state links will provide info on criminal record issues, rap sheet and criminal record repository to help obtain copy of a criminal record, examples of letters / forms to send to obtain information and costs involved.. click on orange links on right side of website to open up more info each topic. karen

    exampleennsylvania's info:
    Last edit by NRSKarenRN on Jul 10, '12 : Reason: Updated links.
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  3. by   paddler
    Thank you for the information NurseKarenRN, but the links above no longer work...
  4. by   NRSKarenRN
    TRy again as i just updated the links.
  5. by   ehil007
    I'm a RN in Florida and I just moved to Colorado, got a letter from the board of nursing in Colorado! Help anyone? I'm freaking out!!! This stuff was almost 10 years ago and Florida didn't even bat an eyelash about it. They want all my criminal hx and records with a letter of who what where when and felonies. Do I need to move back to Florida?!?!
  6. by   cmcgifford
    I would suggest researching stuff on colorado everywhere is diffrent. Also make a attention post to colorado nurses so they all can seek in and help on this . i kiv

    Live in florida and just got hired at a hospital and freaking about my background . theres no convictions but im nervous they may see the arrests so i know how u feel . however ull b fine all they want is the info. Keep reiterating it was 10 years ago .