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Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Press Release
November 4, 2013
For More Information
Contact: Communications
(850) 488-0420

Florida Department of Corrections to Hold Community Resource and
Career Fair in Rockledge to Aid Ex-Offenders with Re-Entry Efforts

~Event provides former offenders with the necessary resources and services in order to facilitate a successful re-entry into society.~

WHAT: The Florida Department of Corrections, in cooperation with R.E.A.L. Church and Goodwill Industries of Central Florida, Inc., will hold a Community Resource and Career Fair on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at the R.E.A.L. Church in Rockledge.

This Community Resource and Career Fair will match services and resources with those citizens who are striving to become productive members of society. Some services and information to be provided at the event will include assistance with employment, education, transportation, legal aid, driver's license and ID services, substance-abuse recovery, housing services, victim assistance, veteran services, and interactive workshops.
WHEN: Tuesday, November 5, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: R.E.A.L. Church
830 S Fiske Boulevard
Rockledge, FL 32955
WHO: Department of Corrections staff, leadership, community members, and the media. Numerous employers are expected to be present at the event to accept applications for employment.
RSVP: For more information about the fair and to RSVP, please contact Rachel Richardson at or Susan Kowalski at or (321) 634-3570. Media who wish to attend need to contact the Department of Corrections' Communications Office at (850) 488-0420.



As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs more than 25,000 members statewide, oversees more than 100,000 inmates and supervises nearly 146,000 offenders in the community.

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