If you, or someone you love, is a current or former inmate who has accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and would like help successfully integrating back into society, Texas Reach Out is here for you*.
We can provide you with a safe place to live as you rebuild your future, give you programs to assist in developing new healthy habits, and equip you with a mentor to guide you in further Christian development.
To apply, fill out the application completely (blank spaces will not be processed.) The application form can be printed from this site, or you can write to the mailing address and request a form to be sent to you.
Attach to the application a letter of recommendation from ministry volunteers and/or pastors, or include notes from prison chaplains. Mail your application and recommendations to our mailing address. If extra room is needed to answer any of the application questions, more pages may be attached. Applications must be filled out by the applicant themselves (cannot have family members submit applications on their behalf.)
If you are accepted into the program, upon your release you will be picked up at the bus station and brought to your designated home. Your immediate needs of food, clothing, and shelter will be provided. You will be aided in obtaining an ID card, a medical card, a bus card, and eventually employment.
Participants contribute $400 per month to stay at the home (includes all utilities and telephone service). Each resident also contributes $30 per week to the grocery fund of his or her home. All homes are completely furnished so you will not need to worry about providing furnishings.
Texas Reach Out is drug and alcohol free**** program. You CANNOT be a part of the program if you fail a random drug test.
***** If you know of someone who is incarcerated and wants an application, we are happy to send it to them directly! Fill out the following form with their information. Give us one business day to email you confirming your request
Do you have questions?
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*We cannot accept any applicants who are convicted sexual offenders as many of our houses are near schools. We also cannot accept any applicants who are severely handicapped to the extent of not being able to work. Applicants with mental disorders may be denied from the program if we feel that we do not have the means to properly care for these individuals.