Richard Ruscitti

Become a Safer Employer

“Safer provides us with a solid, stable workforce of knowledgeable people.”

— Richard Ruscitti, South Chicago Dodge

Eric Zorn

Become a Safer Supporter

“Safer Foundation ... is, in a very real sense, a crime-fighting organization.”

Eric Zorn, Chicago Tribune

What We Do

We help people with criminal records become employed, law-abiding members of the community. LEARN MORE

  • Watch and Listen
    • Diane Williams receives Champion of Change Award from the White House: On Friday, August… MORE >

    • Do It Together Green Toolbox and the Green Jobs Deconstruction Training and Job… MORE >

    • Job Announcement: Correctional Residence Counselors – MASS HIRING: There will be a Mass Hiring (Job Fair) for our… MORE >

  • Headlines
    • Join us for Safer Foundation's 25th Annual Golf Outing: This year's event is scheduled for Tuesday, July 8 and will… MORE >

    • You're Invited to the Strengthening Families Program Orientation: Safer clients and their families are invited to join… MORE >

    • CARRE Conference 2013: “Successful Strategies to Reduce Recidivism”: Register now for the 12th Annual CARRE Policy… MORE >

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  • Public Policy
    • Public Policy: After 30 years of providing direct services to people with criminal… MORE >

    • Council of Advisors to Reduce Recidivism through Employment (CARRE): In order to make… MORE >

  • Success Stories
    • Nadeja Beasley: Nadeja Beasley had 10 long years to think about some costly choices she… MORE >

    • Jay Borchert: Jay Borchert can proudly say he’s been clean for five years. Earlier in… MORE >

    • Juan Cruz: Juan Cruz once lived the life of a gangbanger on the streets of Chicago. The… MORE >

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