Houston Health Department
Community Re-Entry Network Program
Special notice: To ensure your safety in response to COVID-19, we are now offering all classes online. Simply download the Microsoft Teams app upon enrollment. Please contact us for more information.
The Best Is Yet to Come — CRNP Graduation 2021. CLICK HERE TO WATCH.
Featuring keynote speaker Houston Police Chief Troy Finner, Mayor Sylvester Turner, Houston Health Department Director Stephen Williams, Houston Health Department Assistant Director Deborah Moore, Jazz Artist Kyle Turner, Congresswoman Shelia Jackson Lee, Senator John Whitmire, Bishop James Dixon, METRO Chair Carrin Patman and other community leaders.
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.
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.
- We serve the whole person
- One-on-one counseling
- Referrals and linkages
- A supportive environment
- Assistance in making positive life decisions
- Career development
- Anger management
- Case management
- Family reunifications
- Job readiness
- Life skills courses
- Peer support groups
- Resources, referrals & linkage
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. The Community Re-Entry Network Program offers Anger Management: a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration-approved, 12-hour program at affordable rates.
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.