Second Chance is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Second Chance creates opportunities for people to transform their own lives through programs that provide job readiness and life skills training, job placement, behavioral health and prisoner reentry services, relapse prevention support and sober living housing for adults and youth in need. We foster behavioral changes that promote personal responsibility and healthy relationships, leading to positive contributions to society and self-sufficiency.

Founded in 1993, Second Chance strives to ensure all members of our community have the means to achieve self-sufficiency, regardless of age, race, or criminal history. In other words, whether one struggles with addiction, incarceration, homelessness, a family history of criminal behavior or gang involvement, or you just took a wrong turn in life, Second Chance can help you find your way to a positive, successful future. 


To disrupt the cycles of incarceration and poverty by helping people find their way to self-sufficiency.


Second Chance is the most effective solution for reducing recidivism, unemployment and homelessness; empowering our clients to make sustainable personal changes that positively impact society.