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Empowering Second Chances

"We know what we are, but know not what we may be."


Our programs and services are structured to produce positive outcomes among ex-offenders transitioning back into the community. All of our evidence-based programs and services are geared toward the overall improvement of each participant's mental, emotional, and physical wellbeing.

A Tribute To John

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We, at Transition Professionals want to express our grief at the loss felt by everyone who knew John. His amazing spirit, selflessness, generosity and his uncompromising trust in all that is good; his tireless energy and belief in our mission. John’s wonderful sense of humor and ability to make people feel good about themselves by taking the time to listen. John had an unwavering commitment to his family, friends and, fortunately, for the team at TP. There will never be another John Urchak and for all those who knew him, even the very best of words, cannot pay ample tribute or truly capture our sense of loss...

Thank you, John



“Transition Professionals is aware of the serious health concerns pertaining to COVID-19. Therefore, we strictly follow the New Jersey State COVID-19 guidelines.”



Transition Professionals does not discriminate against people on the basis of age, race, creed, gender, handicap, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or national origin.


Employment Resources

We offer assistance in writing your resume, earning professional certificates, and job search. 

Drug and alcohol counseling

We have certified alcohol and drug counselors available daily as well as weekly narcotics anonymous meetings.

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We provide reentry services to the Bergen County Jail, including job preparation, art therapy, group counseling, and transition services.

Some of our Services

"I want to thank Transition Professionals for believing that I would find employment and constantly pushing me to continue to apply for positions even when I wanted to give up. I am currently working and living in my own place. I feel that Transition Professionals and Bonnie are available to help me with anything that comes up."

— Al-Naafe, Client 

"Transition Professionals helped improve my situation with no questions asked and for nothing in return. It was truly a blessing to have connected with them...They truly make not only our communities, but the world a better place!"

— Frank, Client 

"My life is taking shape again and my future is bright. I cannot imagine where my life would be if Bonnie O'Brien did not step in and offer to help me."

— Luis, Client