The Travis County Sheriff's Office Offender Re-entry Resource Guide provides information on non-profit, faith-based, government and for-profit community service agencies, each sharing the same mission to serve former offenders and their families.

The guide offers a directory of service deigned to help practitioners who provide support and guidance to those individuals seeking a successful transition from incarceration to the community. Immediate and central access to a wide range of services establish a community-wide network of participating agencies, aimed at connecting transitioning individuals with the specific service they need to sustain and improve their lives.

United Way of Central Texas 2-1-1

2-1-1 Texas delivers efficient access to the most appropriate sources of help and information. Anywhere in Texas, anyone can call 2-1-1 for free information and referrals to health and human service agencies, non-profit and faith-based organizations, disaster relief resources and volunteer opportunities. The 2-1-1 helpline in Central Texas maintains a comprehensive community resource database of services providing assistance with health care, employment, educational, legal, housing, counseling, transportation needs, and much more.

  • Free and confidential
  • Accessible 24-hours a day, 7-days a week
  • Accessible by TI'Y and TDD
  • Multi-lingual
  • Accessible from cell phones

Travis County Voter Registration

Do you know that if you are an ex-felon and you completed all of your punishment (including incarceration, parole, supervision, probation), you are eligible to register and vote? If this description fits you or someone you know, visit the Travis County Voter Registration web site.

Austin-Travis County Re-Entry Roundtable

Its purpose is to implement collaborative community-wide strategies for the effective reintegration of formerly incarcerated persons, thereby reducing recidivism, supporting victims and promoting public safety in Austin/Travis County.

Re-Entry Policy Council - Council of Local Governments

The Re-entry Policy Council is a national project coordinated by the Council of State Governments Justice Center; a national nonprofit organization that serves policymakers at the local, state, and federal levels from all branches of government. The Justice Center provides practical, nonpartisan advice and consensus-driven strategy - informed by available evidence - to increase public safety and strengthen communities.

United States Office of Justice Program

The President's Prisoner Reentry Initiative (PRI) is designed to provide funding to state units of government to develop and implement institutional and community connections-based offender reentry programs.

 

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