After sending 78 requests to transitional housing providers upon his parole, Daniel’s letters remained unanswered.
When Steven was released from prison he had nothing but the clothes on his back and was incredibly discouraged.
Kevin found himself facing obstacles that not even his 15 years of miltary training could have prepared him for.
Recidivism impacts Texas’ families and communities
Children with incarcerated parents are 70% more likely to become incarcerated
Forty-four percent of returning citizens were re-arrested during the first 12 months after their release.
251,000 people are incarcerated in various facilities across the State of Texas
The Way Back provides reentry services to returning citizens and veterans in North Texas so they may change their trajectories and reenter society. With career training, education, mentorship, and employment, The Way Back creates pathways to economic mobility, empowering individuals to become stable, restoring families and creating safer communities.
Our vision is that anyone who wants to work, regardless of their past, has the preparation, support network and skill set needed to find a job, stay employed and achieve economic stability.