Hi Deborah, You're definitely not the only person on Jobcase going through this. To get some support there's a [group] (https://www.jobcase.com/groups/EFDAAB25684C498FB2AFCC626B1E30C4) here on Jobcase just for ex-offenders if you'd like to join.
There is also a fantastic resource specifically for ex-offenders you can find [here] (https://exoffenders.net/) that was created to help folks in your position learn about their options and provide the tools you need to re-enter the workforce.
Here is a list of companies that are commonly known for hiring ex-offenders (but not guaranteed) which you can find [here] (https://exoffenders.net/employment-jobs-for-felons/) as well as another [helpful site] (https://www.iseek.org/exoffenders/find-job/benefits-ex-offenders.html) that provides information about the benefits an employer will gain from hiring you.
When you are ready to start your job search simply follow these steps to find a job opportunity near you.
1. Click on Jobs & Companies at the top of the page, or head over [here] (http://www.jobcase.com/jobs/search)
2. Enter a job into the search field where it says Job Title, Keywords, or Company.
3. Add in your location by filling in your City and State OR zip code. Then click the magnifying glass to search.
4. Once the list is up, click on “View Job" of any you are interested in and then apply.
We are thinking of you and wishing you the best!