Our Solution

Our evidenced based approach address the barriers and challenges faced by individuals impacted by involvement in the criminal justice system. Through these targeted efforts, The Way Back is reducing recidivism, generational incarceration and poverty in our communities.

The Way Back provides comprehensive wrap-around services that address immediate needs such as clothing, food, hygiene, housing assistance, referrals to social services, as well a continuum of case management and supportive services that empower individuals as they return back to our communities.

Who We Serve

The Way Back serves justice system involved individuals, including veterans, who are:

  • 18 years or older.
  • Live in Dallas and surrounding counties.


All participants are taken through a comprehensive intake process to include:

  • Needs and Interventions Assessment
  • Self-Sufficiency Measures
  • Education and Workforce Assessments


Individual Plans are developed based on the following assessments and self-sufficiency measures:

  • Income/Finances
  • Employment
  • Housing Stability
  • Education and Training
  • Transportation
  • Access to Healthcare
  • Justice System Involvement and Supervision Compliance

Workforce Pathways

The Way Back plays an important role as an intermediary between employers and participants. Upon completion of our Workforce Readiness Program, participants will be given the option of two Way Back to Work Pathways.

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Participants will receive case management services, job search assistance and follow-up.


Participants will receive more in-depth case management, additional assessments, a National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certified skills training and career entry assistance.

Participants choosing
Pathway 2 must be willing to commit to a 4-6 week career skills training program

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Future Plans

On Demand Workforce: A workforce solution to provide previously incarcerated men and women, as well as veterans, a quick transition to employment . Through this pathway, our clients will learn new skills and acquire relevant job history.

Expanded Reentry Training Center: A centrally located hub, along public transportation lines, that will provide space for classrooms and a career training facility.

Transitional Housing: The Way Back Properties will house individuals upon their release from prison, providing a safe environment for stable reentry.


Phone: 214.352.5674

Physical Address:
2728 Holmes Street
Dallas, Texas  75215

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 832407
Richardson, Texas 75083