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Our community's three zip code area combined (77016, 77028, 77078) has the highest re-entry rate in Harris County. As men return home from prison they need assistance in many areas including spiritual skills and employment.

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4 Members of our Freedom Weekend Team at Jester 3 TDC Unit

Freedom Weekend at Texas Prisons

Free Indeed Re-entry Ministry goes into local Texas prisons to establish rapport with inmates who will be soon released and returning to Northeast Houston. Freedom Weekend (FW)encounters offer spiritual healing, forgiveness and restoration to inmates in a powerful, life-changing weekend format. Leadership development, training and mentoring prepare inmates for successful re-entry and leadership in their community. The Re-entry Program guides the ex-offender throughout their transition by way of a complete needs assessment, Re-entry ActionPlan, case management and referral to housing, job assistance and support services.

Opportunities to Support Reentry

VolunteerIn-KindFinancial Support
Freedom Weekend Small Group Leader / Facilitator:
- Lead small group in prison or teach sessions on 3-day encounter
- Complimentary Hotel accommodations
- Freedom Weekend Volunteers
$500 Hotel each Freedom Weekend
Job Readiness Class Trainer / Job Developer
- Teach job search and life skills to ex-offenders / develop jobs for ex-offenders by networking with employers
Gas gift cards for Freedom Wekend volunteers- $150 per Freedom Weekend attendee
- Family Member Scholarship
Re-entry Mentor / Life Coach:
- Mentor an ex-offender and offer assistance in general
- Restaurant Gift cards for Freedom Weekend Volunteers- $150 per Freedom Weekend attendee
- Trainee Scholarship
MAN UP Guest Speaker- 15 Passenger Van rental for Freedom Weekend Team

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Are you an ex-offender in need of help to get back on your feet?

If you have the heart and desire to do what it takes, we're here to help. Start by take your Re-Entry Assessment.

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