Re-Entry Resources

General Resources

Amplifying Voices of Incarcerated Individuals with Disabilities (AVID) 

Protects the rights of people with disabilities who are incarcerated.  

They accept collect calls from correctional facilities. 

1 (800) 526-2702 or 1 (206) 324-1521

Phone Hours: Monday-Friday

(9:30am-4:00pm)

Clark County CAP

Offers non-criminal legal aid. 

1601 East Fourth Plain, Ste. C214

Vancouver, WA

1 (877) 211-9274

Clark County Law Library

Information, law materials, and forms for public use. They cannot offer legal advice.  

1200 Franklin Street

Vancouver, WA

(564) 397-2268

Office closed; virtual services only.

Hours: Monday-Friday

(9:00am-3:00pm)

Legal Action Center 

State resources for those with a record. 

NW Justice Project Center 

Legal aid for civil matters.

500 W 8th Street, Ste. 275   

Vancouver, WA

(360) 693-6130

Hours: Monday - Friday

(9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Office closed; virtual services only.

Legal help: 1 (888) 201-1014;

Phone Hours: Monday-Friday

(9:15am-12:15pm)   

Transitioning from Incarceration 

Resources for incarcerated individuals to successfully transition back into the community. 

Washington Reentry Guide

Resource library for those who have challenging backgrounds. 

Carpenter at Work

Job Resources

CareerOneStop

Resources on job resources. Click here for their Job Search Guide for re-entry participants.    

Certificate of Restoration of Opportunity (CROP)

WA State Courts offer occupational licensing barrier removal to those with criminal histories who may be disqualified of certain positions requiring vocational licenses, or those who have lost a certification because of those barriers. 

Fidelity Bonding Program (Click for Guidebook)

Insurance for employers who are hesitant in hiring a "risky worker." 

Bonding FAQ

Bond Request Form

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) 

A Federal tax credit available to employers for hiring individuals from certain target groups who have consistently faced significant barriers to employment. The maximum tax credit ranges from $1,200 to $9,600, depending on the employee hired.

WorkSource

Employment and training services, resume reviews, job readiness workshops, and support services for a new job. 

204 SE Stonemill Dr., Ste. 215

Vancouver, WA

(360) 735-5000

Hours: Monday-Friday

(8:00am-5:00pm)