Our Solution

Our evidenced-based approach address the barriers and challenges individuals impacted by involvement in the criminal justice system face.

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.Through targeted support and intervention, The Way Back is reducing recidivism, generational incarceration and poverty in our communities.

Who We Serve

The Way Back serves individuals with criminal justice system involvement, including veterans, who meet the following guidelines:

  • 18 years or older.
  • Live in Dallas and surrounding counties.
  • Were released from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or another prison/correctional facility within the last 12 months.
  • Females who are mandated to a SAFPF program (SAFPF clients must have a referral from their probation officer).
  • Individuals willing to complete follow-up requirements for case management services.


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

  • Needs and Interventions Assessment
  • Self-Sufficiency Assessment
  • 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
  • Substance Abuse

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


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