Thank You for Your Generosity
Isaiah 44:22 “I have swept away your offenses like a cloud, your sins like the morning mist. Return to me, for I have redeemed you…” is a constant reminder that God provides second chances. Thank you for your gift that provides opportunities to a mother, daughter, father or son who is returning home from incarceration and needs a second chance.
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Texas Offenders Reentry Initiative
P.O. Box 4386
Dallas, TX 75208
A Few Ways Your Generosity Gives Our Clients a Second Chance
T.O.R.I. provides each client with the job skills necessary to gain and maintain employment. The coaching sessions include: Resume Creation, Interviewing Skills, Workplace Ethics, Interpersonal Skills, Communication Skills, Conflict Resolution and Time Management.
Often times, the entire family is adversely impacted by incarceration. Comprehensive intervention is provided by T.O.R.I. to identify family strengths and deficiencies to work with clients and their families to increase their ability to function as a unit. Support in the form of classes, trainings, family support services, and referrals are provided to increase family reunification are provided.
T.O.R.I. believes education is pivotal for clients’ successful reentry. T.O.R.I. partners with agencies to offer GED and vocational training, support groups for behavior and addiction issues, basic life skills and financial literacy to serve as a foundation for success.
Every T.O.R.I. client is given the opportunity to incorporate health education and awareness training as a part of their reentry goals. Clients are provided the necessary resources to obtain healthcare coverage, and connection with local, affordable health clinics and pharmacies. T.O.R.I. also encourages good nutrition for healthy living.
We understand that every client needs a stable living environment to function effectively in their reentry. T.O.R.I. partners with shelters, transitional housing programs, property owners and housing authorities to assist clients and their families in finding a place to call home.
T.O.R.I. knows that most clients who are struggling with a successful reentry into society depend on spiritual guidance to help encourage them along the way. Every client is given the opportunity to meet with our professional team of trained, faith-based mentors for spiritual counseling and connections with chaplaincy services.