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Second Chance

Second Chance

​​​​​​With so many jobs being created across the commonwealth, Team Kentucky wants to help make sure every Kentuckian has an opportunity to chase their dreams right here at home. The site includes information on resume help, job searches and a variety of reentry services.​

Gov. Beshear’s administration has been committed to working with community partners to support job growth and help Kentuckians overcome addiction. 

For the first time since 2018, Kentucky saw a 5% decline in overdose deaths in 2022 – and was one of only eight states to see a significant decline in overdose deaths last year.

The commonwealth is also leading the nation in per capita residential drug and ​alcohol beds and has recorded the three lowest recidivism rates in over a decade.

The Governor has long been a​ proponent for second chances and on his third day in office he  signed an executive order to automatically restor​e the voting rights to Kentuckians who have completed their sentences for nonviolent, nonsexual offenses and have paid their debt to society. Now 192,698 Kentuckians’ rights have been restored.