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Alachua County Library District and Partnership for Strong Families in collaboration with community partners host the annual Re-Entry Partnership Conference in the Spring. The Re-Entry Partnership Conference and Job and Resource Fair are geared to help people with criminal backgrounds or others struggling to re-enter the workforce access educational programs and discover entrepreneurship opportunities. 

Community Connections

Torchlighters Re-Entry Support, Seeks to create a community of peers that can help light the way home for one another, (352) 559-4505 Resource Guide

UF Mobile Outreach Clinic,  A highly flexible means of delivering health care to the medically under-served in low income neighborhoods and rural areas in and around Alachua County. Please call our office and speak with our nurse at (352) 273-5329 before coming to clinic.

Gainesville Community Ministry, Free medical advice/referral clinic and physical therapy clinic are available for anyone without insurance; first come first serve. Also assist with food pantry, utility and rental deposit assistance. (352) 372-8162

Alachua County Crisis Center, 24 hr/day crisis and suicide intervention phone counseling to all residents of Alachua County. (352) 264-6789 (crisis line), (352) 264-6785 (info. about services)

Partnership for Strong Families (Resource Centers) - see specific services & resources for each Center (left side of their page)

2019 Re-Entry Partnership Conference


Alachua County Library District, (352) 334-3940

Alachua County Public Schools - Adult Education & GED, (352) 955-7035

Gainesville Community Ministry, (352) 372-8162, GED, pre-GED and Work Path Program

Santa Fe College, (352) 395-5000

Job Search & Skills

Greater Gainesville Chamber Job Board

Career Source/North Central Florida, (352) 955-2245

Florida Department of Corrections, Karen Black, Employment Specialist, (352) 224-8731

Gainesville Community Ministry Work Path Program, (352) 372-8162

Gainesville Housing Authority Job Training & Entrepreneurial Program, Tina Folston-Hayes, Resident Services Manager, (352) 872-5500 ext. 7103

Job Skills & Education (ACLD)

Essential Skills for Workplace Success (hosted by UF Community Engagement)