Ex-Offenders Offered Assistance In Fulton

A new Ful­ton County pro­gram aimed at help­ing ex-offenders tran­si­tion from incar­cer­a­tion into the work­force has got­ten under­way. It’s a joint effort between Ful­ton County Job and Fam­ily Ser­vices, and a par­tic­i­pat­ing pro­grams and orga­ni­za­tions.

At free events tak­ing place each month, offend­ers and their fam­i­lies or sig­nif­i­cant oth­ers can get info on top­ics rang­ing from children’s ser­vices and Med­ic­aid, to job seek­ing, sub­stance abuse recov­ery and more.

Ses­sions are sched­uled for Nov. 17 and Dec. 15 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the first floor con­fer­ence room of the Job and Fam­ily Ser­vices Detwiler Build­ing, 604 S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon.

The pro­gram will con­tinue into next year too, but so far, no dates or loca­tions have been deter­mined.

For more infor­ma­tion about the pro­gram, or to arrange trans­porta­tion to a ses­sion, call 419–337-0010, ext. 1842.

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