Peer support network

Peer support group every Monday & Thursday from 6-7 p.m. with Microsoft Teams. Contact us for invitation email. Download flyer.

Moral Reconation Therapy

We now offer Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT). Call us to learn more. Download flyer.

Support Us

Support the Community Re-Entry Network Program by donating to the Houston Health Foundation. Select Community Re-Entry Network Program from the Fund dropdown menu. 

Directions and Transportation

  • Houston Health Department
  • Community Re-Entry Network Program
  • 4802 Lockwood Drive, Houston, Texas 77026
  • 832-393-5467

Page last reviewed: November 17, 2022

Community Re-Entry Network Program

The Community Re-Entry Network Program is a program of the Houston Health Department. Our caring, multi-disciplinary staff is committed to addressing the needs of the “whole” person with innovative, evidence-based programming and linkage to services designed to meet the needs of formerly incarcerated persons, and interrupting the cycle of recidivism.

If you have been recently released from incarceration and are seeking a second chance at employment and new opportunities, contact us. We may be able to help!

Our Mission

To work in partnership with the community to assess, plan, and implement effective strategies to reduce recidivism, increase public safety, and successfully assist and support ex-offenders in their transition in becoming productive, contributing members of the Houston community.

Why Us?

  • We serve the whole person
  • One-on-one counseling
  • Referrals and linkages
  • A supportive environment
  • Assistance in making positive life decisions
  • Career development

Program Components

Resources to Help You

  • Access to healthcare/ACA enrollment and more
  • Computer labs
  • CRNP staff and volunteers
  • Partnership with community agencies
  • Social service information and application
  • Transportation assistance

Anger Management and Texas Drug Offender Education

To learn more about our Anger Management and Texas Drug Offender Education, call 832-393-5467 or email

Anger management

Anger management. The Community Re-Entry Network Program offers Anger Management: a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration-approved, 12-hour program at affordable rates.

Texas drug offender education classes

Get back on the road. The Community Re-Entry Network Program offers Texas Drug Offender Education: a State-approved, 15-hour course at affordable rates.