The Journey to Successful
and Sustainable Re-entry
Begins Here
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The Journey to Successful and Sustainable Re-entry Begins Here

The goal of CrossWalk Center is to serve as the safe, centralized re-entry hub of social services and faith-based ministries for returning citizens and their families. By connecting regional service providers and faith-based ministries in our re-entry network, under one roof, in an undisbursed, more efficient and cohesive manner, CrossWalk Center is reducing confusion and inefficiencies in the re-entry process.

CrossWalk Center, a non-profit 501 (c) (3), is a Christ-centered, “faith driven” organization and mission-driven community. The board, staff, donors, volunteers and key partners all believe they’ve been called to coalesce, in order to express and bring unity among social service providers, governments, para-church organizations, and churches, through Jesus Christ, in order to better serve reentering citizens.

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The Regional Realities of Re-entry. Every day, five days a week, 245 days a year, at around 2 pm, 50 or so of the approximately 20,000 individuals released annually from Texas Department of Criminal Justice prisons and state jails, arrive by public Greyhound bus and get off at Houston’s Midtown bus terminal.

Having been isolated from society and the ever-changing world for a number of years, many returning citizens lack the basic knowledge of what to do upon release. They do not know where to go or who to trust and turn to next. They do not know how to access, much less how to find and navigate all the regional service providers and ministries that could assist and enable them to transition and reintegrate successfully back into Houston communities and neighborhoods.

Logistically, Houston is a challenging city for anyone to navigate. The city is not only initially overwhelming and frightening for many returning citizens to get around in, but also nearly impossible because many return to Houston with no money, no job, and basically no means of financial support. It even becomes more difficult when they have no identification, no transportation and oftentimes no family willing to help, or a safe home to return to.

Churches - Take
the 30 x 30 Challenge!

30 churches serving one of 30 days per month

Engage to give hope to the hopeless

As part of CrossWalk Center’s pilot year, we are calling upon a minimum of 30 churches from across the region to partner with us in the 30 x 30 Church Challenge.

Recent Facebook Posts

This is our partner Impact Church doing what they do best -always caring for and feeding those in need. They provide groceries for our men and women immediately after they've come home from prison. God Bless Impact Church for your non-stop servitude.

Impact Houston
Back to work! A group spontaneously got together this morning to bag food that we already had in order to give it out today to those who need it. We will let everyone know when more volunteer opportunities become available, or you can also email to stay informed about ways to volunteer. In the meantime, if you are in need of groceries our Distribution Center is open today from noon to 5pm!
Por favor pasen la voz: Nuestro Centro de Distribución de comida esta abierto repartiendo bolsas de comida hasta las 5 pm para todos que necesiten. Por favor comenten a sus amigos que tienen necesidad y si saben de alguien nos avisan. Gracias y bendiciones.
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Prayer Group
I was hungry and you fed me,
I was thirsty and you gave me a drink,
I was homeless and you gave me a room,
I was shivering and you gave me clothes,
I was sick and you stopped to visit,
I was in prison and you came to me.
- Matthew 25:35-36