For Job Seekers

For Job Seekers

Beacon of Hope provides opportunities for job seekers who are struggling to find work due to a criminal record or who are returning from a period of incarceration. Since 2016, we have turned frustration into success by helping hundreds of people with those barriers find not just any job – but a good job.

We partner only with employers who are committed to see your future potential and not just your past mistakes.

Your journey starts with one of our three partner agencies below. Call or visit to take the first step.

Cincinnati Works
 708 Walnut St, Cincinnati OH, 45202
Phone: 513-744-9675
Summary: Offers job matching for full-time roles and 1-on-1 coaching to build professional skills and improve financial health. Provides legal assistance to help with fines, correct criminal records, and more. Focus on building a career with all services available for free and for life.

Center for Employment Opportunities
 800 Bank St, City Link Center, Cincinnati OH 45214
Phone: 513-357-2000
Summary: Offers free supports and job opportunities, particularly for people with criminal records and transitioning from incarceration, including a mix of full-time roles and work crews (part-time, preparing for full-time work). Focus on building professional skills with on-the-job support.

Life Learning Center
20 W 18th St, Covington, KY 41011
Phone: 859-431-0100
Summary: Offers a 12-week program focused on life transformational change in the 5 pillars of life: Emotional, Relational, Physical, Financial, and Spiritual. Participants are supported to achieve self-sufficiency and all participants are connected with meaningful employment and/or educational opportunities upon completion of the program.

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