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:
- Housing Stability
- Education and Training
- Access to Healthcare
- Justice System Involvement and Supervision Compliance
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.
WAY BACK TO WORK
Participants will receive case management services, job search assistance and follow-up.
WAY BACK TO WORK
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.
Pathway 2 must be willing to commit to a 4-6 week career skills training program
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.