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Reentry Programs in Texas
34 groups specialize in helping people with criminal records in Texas

Here are non-profits organizations that assist ex-offenders finding employment in Texas

  • 1. A New Entry Inc.

    A New Entry provides high quality community reentry and personal integrity support for individuals confronting or rebuilding from losses associated with homelessness, and incarceration.

    1915 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd,, Austin, 78702

    512-410-4538

  • 2. American Youthworks - YouthBuild

    The mission of American YouthWorks is to provide young people with opportunities to build careers, strengthen communities, and improve the environment through education, on-the-job training, and service to others.

    1901 E Ben White Blvd, Austin, 78741

    512-744-1900

  • 3. American Youthworks - YouthBuild

    Court-involved youth face tremendous challenges as they seek to put aside their past and begin to focus on the future. Studies demonstrate that a great many of those who have been previously involved in the criminal justice system experience a serious reduction in stable employment, housing, education, and reasonable wages throughout their lifetime. New Start Austin is a unique re-entry program that focuses on enabling court-involved youth to access the tools they need to succeed.

    1901 E. Ben White Blvd., Austin, 78741

    512-744-1923

  • 4. Back on My Feet - Austin

    Back on My Feet recruits members (individuals experiencing homelessness) at homeless and residential facilities around the country and begins with a commitment to run three days a week in the early morning. After 30 days in the program, members with 90% attendance earn the opportunity to move into the second phase of the program called Next Steps, which provides educational support, job training programs, employment partnership referrals and housing resources. Almost 80% of individuals who start the program move into Next Steps.

    2001 East MLK Blvd., Austin, 78704

    512-496-0542

  • 5. Back on My Feet - Dallas

    Back on My Feet recruits members (individuals experiencing homelessness) at homeless and residential facilities around the country and begins with a commitment to run three days a week in the early morning. After 30 days in the program, members with 90% attendance earn the opportunity to move into the second phase of the program called Next Steps, which provides educational support, job training programs, employment partnership referrals and housing resources. Almost 80% of individuals who start the program move into Next Steps.

    1100 Cadiz St., Dallas, 75215-1012

  • 6. CECT Workforce Solutions, LLC - Corona Ave

    We provide comprehensive services to Employers and Job Seekers in the Heart of Texas region. We help employers find quality candidates by providing services that include: candidate referrals, customized job training programs, job listings, job fair assistance, labor market information, testing and assessment, outplacement services, and layoff aversion strategies. We help job seekers find and retain employment by providing services that include job referrals, job application assistance, job readiness and job search workshops, career exploration, child care assistance, unemployment insurance information, and GED assistance. We proudly serve the six-county region of Bosque, Falls, Freestone, Hill, Limestone, and McLennan.

    4646 Corona Ave, Corpus Christi, 78411

    325-795-4217

  • 7. CECT Workforce Solutions, LLC - Duchess Street

    We provide comprehensive services to Employers and Job Seekers in the Heart of Texas region. We help employers find quality candidates by providing services that include: candidate referrals, customized job training programs, job listings, job fair assistance, labor market information, testing and assessment, outplacement services, and layoff aversion strategies. We help job seekers find and retain employment by providing services that include job referrals, job application assistance, job readiness and job search workshops, career exploration, child care assistance, unemployment insurance information, and GED assistance. We proudly serve the six-county region of Bosque, Falls, Freestone, Hill, Limestone, and McLennan.

    7821 Duchess Street, Corpus Christi, 78413

    254-296-5200

  • 8. CLC Inc.

    In YouthBuild programs, low-income young people ages 16 to 24 work full-time for 6 to 24 months toward their GEDs or high school diplomas while learning job skills by building affordable housing in their communities. Emphasis is placed on leadership development, community service, and the creation of a positive mini-community of adults and youth committed to each other?s success. Students may earn AmeriCorps education awards through their homebuilding and other community service. At exit, they are placed in college, jobs, or both.

    555 North Grants Lane, Fort Worth, 76108

    817-569-9008

  • 9. Center Point Inc.

    Our Community Services Coordinators provide referrals for housing and employment services gender responsive case management services and referrals to social support services and other organizations that help to sustain recovery efforts.

    2101 S. Interstate 35, Austin, 78741

    512-297-2990

  • 10. Center for Employment Training

    The Center for Employment Training (CET) is one of the country`s largest, most effective educational, and employment training programs, focused on those who need help the most.

    294 Candelaria Street, El Paso, 79907

    915-859-1070

  • 11. Communities in School (ISY)-Heart of Texas

    The mission of Communities In Schools of the Heart of Texas is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

    1001 Washington Ave, Waco, 76701

    254-753-6002

  • 12. Cornerstone Assistance Network

    Cornerstone Assistance Network works with incarcerated persons who plan to return to Tarrant County from the Dawson State Jail and to Transitional Treatment Centers in Tarrant County from Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Facilities Units. Post release service include an assigned mentor, education including GED; training in high-demand occupations; job readiness training; housing assistance; substance abuse treatment; physical and mental health services; job placement (some with a wage subsidy attached); employment retention and advancement services.

    3500 Noble Avenue, Fort Worth, 76111

    817-632-6000

  • 13. George Gervin Youth Center

    YouthBuild San Antonio is part of a nationwide mission aimed at community leadership and development. It provides its trainees with marketable construction skills as well as career planning and preparation for postsecondary education. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides the program?s funding. Each grant period is 24 months and is divided into six to eight month training cycles.

    6903 Sunbelt Drive South, San Antonio, 78218

    210-532-1511

  • 14. George Gervin Youth Center - YouthBuild

    The Young Fathers Reconnect Project is a mentoring program designed to help young men strengthen their relationships with their children. Young Fathers Reconnect reaches out to young fathers in pre- and post-release status. Our program provides every young father with a consistent and caring mentor who will provide support and guidance as they transition back into the community.

    6903 Sunbelt Drive S., San Antonio, 78218

    210-568-8800

  • 15. Goodwill Industries of Beaumont

    Goodwill can help you prepare for employment, find a job that suits your talents, keep that job and eventually help you find a better one.

    3445 Phelan Blvd., Beaumont, 77709

    409-832-1822

  • 16. Goodwill Industries of Central Texas - Austin

    Workforce and Education Readiness Continuum helps prepare Austin-area residents to enter or reenter today`s competitive job market.

    1015 Norwood Park Blvd, Austin, 78753

    512-637-7100

  • 17. Goodwill Industries of Central Texas - Round Rock

    Workforce and Education Readiness Continuum helps prepare Austin-area residents to enter or reenter today`s competitive job market.

    150 West Palm Valley Boulevard, Round Rock, 78753

    512-637-7106

  • 18. Goodwill Industries of Central Texas - Youth Program

    Young adults, ages 16-24, can work towards their education and career goals with one-on-one assistance and support from a Career Case Manager: Resume and job interview workshops Paid internship opportunities Job search assistance Assistance with college application and enrollment Grant-funded occupational training opportunities

    6505 Burleson Rd., Austin, 78744

    512-681-3301

  • 19. Goodwill Industries of Dallas - Adult Reentry

    Goodwill can help you prepare for employment, find a job that suits your talents, keep that job and eventually help you find a better one.

    3020 N. Westmoreland Rd., Dallas, 75212

    214-638-2800

  • 20. Goodwill Industries of San Antonio

    Goodwill can help you prepare for employment, find a job that suits your talents, keep that job and eventually help you find a better one.

    406 W. Commerce, San Antonio, 78207

    210-924-8581

  • 21. Heart of Texas Goodwill Industries Job Connection

    Heart of Texas Goodwill Job Connection Centers are open to anyone in the public who wants assistance. Each center has trained, qualified staff available to help individuals find employment, upgrade their skills, and prepare for success in the workplace.

    1700 S New Rd,, Waco, 76711

    254-753-7337

  • 22. House of Hope - Dallas Fort Worth

    As a prison after care ministry, our program essentially begins once participants return home from full-time jobs.

    1470 E. Magnolia Ave., Fort Worth, 75247

    817-338-9356

  • 23. Lord of The Streets Episcopal Church ? Transitional Shelter

    ?Lord of The Streets is a church community that Welcomes, Restores and ?Rebuilds livesthrough relationship-focused ministries with the homeless and formerly homeless.

    3401 Fannin Street, Houston, 77004

    713 526 0311

  • 24. Mission Waco Mission World

    The Mission Waco Mission World - Meyer Center offers pre-employment services such as job readiness and job search skills, computer skills, and assistance in setting life goals, budgeting, and other skills. 

    1315 N 15th St., Waco, 76707

    254-753-4900

  • 25. SA Youth

    We help youth in highly distressed neighborhoods achieve life success through hard work, determination, and opportunities to excel.

    1700 Tampico Street, San Antonio, 78207

    210-223-3131

  • 26. SER - Jobs For Progress

    SERJobs has partnered with Bank of America and Old Navy to give local youth ages 16-24 the opportunity to get paid work experience via our Summer Internship Program.

    201 Broadway Street, Houston, 77012

    713-773-6000

  • 27. SER-Jobs for Progress of the Texas Gulf Coast Inc. - YouthBuild

    All of SER`s programs, services, and operations revolve around a few key focus areas, including education, training, employment, and empowerment. These focus areas are woven through SER`s unique, holistic service model.

    1710 Telephone Road, Houston, 77023

    713-773-6000

  • 28. Spirit Key

    Spirit Key, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to a re-entry program for ex-offenders, providing educational direction and meeting the need for successful transition from prison to private citizen.

    13617 Kaltenbrun Rd., Houston, 77086

    281-971-0014

  • 29. Unlocking DOORS

    Unlocking DOORS seeks to reduce recidivism rates among the clients served by the Unlocking DOORS unique service model, when compared to a similar cohort group of previously incarcerated people who have not utilized the Unlocking DOORS program upon their reentry into the community.

    12225 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, 75243

    214.296.9258

  • 30. Volunteers of America - Austin

    We help rehabilitate offenders through halfway house, re-entry, and work release programs.

    3001 Oak Springs Drive, Austin, 78702

    518-928-2015

  • 31. Volunteers of America - Dallas

    We help rehabilitate offenders through halfway house, re-entry, and work release programs.

    11300 N. Central Expy., Dallas, 75243

    817-529-7300

  • 32. Volunteers of America - Fort Worth

    MINT is a special program for female offenders who come to the Federal Bureau of Prisons

    2710 Avenue J., Ft. Worth, 76105

    817-535-0853

  • 33. Volunteers of America - Houston

    We help rehabilitate offenders through halfway house, re-entry, and work release programs.

    4808 Yale Street, Houston, 77018

    713-460-0781

  • 34. Volunteers of America - San Antonio

    We help rehabilitate offenders through halfway house, re-entry, and work release programs.

    6487 Whitby Road, San Antonio, 78240

    210-558-0731

Data is retrieved from CareerOneStop. Last update on July 2021