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County taps Goodwill to help ex-convicts enter workforce


Last updated 4/5/2019 at 2:11pm

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved a five-year, $647,200 contract with Goodwill Industries of Southern California to provide employment services for convicted felons unable to find work on their own.

The Riverside County Department of Probation sought the agreement with the nonprofit after reviewing the qualifications of 56 prospective vendors and determining that Goodwill was the best provider.

Under the contract, which will be funded using state grants tied to the Public Safety Realignment Act of 2011, Goodwill will place staff at the Department of Probation’s Day Repo...

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