Second Chance-Adult Programs

Our adult programs help at-risk men and women acquire the skills and attitudes needed to find
sustainable employment and become valuable contributors to their families, employers and communities.


Job Readiness Training provides four weeks of pre-employment attitudinal and soft-skill training, job search, job placement assistance and post-placement services to lead people to permanent employment and self-sufficiency.

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Reentry Court

Second Chance, in collaboration with the University of California, San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, provides outpatient  alcohol and drug treatment, case management, mental health counseling and drug testing services to offenders who have been referred to Reentry Court.


Second Chance Job Centers prepare inmates for their return back to the community. Six months before their release, participants learn how to use a computer, email, write resumes, practice interview skills, as well as find and apply for jobs online.