Erica Stelzer, RENEW Success Story

When Erica sought assistance at CareerLink® in Dauphin County, she was in urgent need of employment services along with facing legal challenges that posed a risk of reincarceration. At that moment she was assessed and referred to the RENEW program here at PA CareerLink® We stepped in to provide assistance. In my role as the Reentry Specialist at PACL, I bring over 19 years of dedicated experience working with this community, understanding intimately their unique needs. Recognizing the distinct realm of reentry, I am privileged to collaborate with individuals like Ms. Steltzer who demonstrate a profound drive for self-improvement and resilience against recidivism.

At PA CareerLink®, our commitment extends beyond mere provision of services, working within the reentry landscape is both a privilege and a responsibility. Each individual, like Ms. Steltzer, represents a story of resilience and a commitment to forging a new path. At PA CareerLink, our mission goes beyond simply offering assistance; we strive to empower individuals to enact lasting change in their lives. Witnessing their progress is a testament to their own will and determination, with our role being one of facilitation and support.

I am profoundly grateful for the opportunity to be part of this transformative journey alongside individuals like Ms. Steltzer and countless others. Together, we navigate the challenges of reentry, working towards a future free from the justice system’s revolving door. Thank you for allowing us to be a part of your journey towards a brighter tomorrow.