Resident Employment

Overview

Maine DOC’s Adult Correctional Programming Division is committed to serving the State of Maine by ensuring that adult residents—from the recently incarcerated to the long-term committed—leave MDOC’s facilities with the treatment, training, skills and education needed to succeed after their period of incarceration.

Did you know?
Access to education in prison lowers the odds of recidivating by 43 percent and increases the likelihood of employment by 13 percent, while saving $5 for every $1 spent.

Each correctional facility offers a range of education and vocational training opportunities to residents, allowing them to enter the workforce as highly-skilled and prepared workers.