Dedicated organizations, such as The Osborne Association and The Fortune Society, and a number of reentry guides are listed below. Reentry guides are published at the state and county level. A list of guides for counties throughout New York, as well as several national resources, is available from the Reentry Resource Center: New York. One of the most comprehensive re-entry guides, the New York Public Library’s Connections Guide, is updated annually.
Linked here are two overviews of legal barriers facing those with criminal records. One is New York State specific “Collateral Consequences of Conviction: A Reminder of Some Possible Civil Penalties” (2011). The other reviews barriers by state provided by the Legal Action Center, “After Prison: Roadblocks to Re-Entry” (2009).