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Community Learning Center

This Fort Worth, Texas school offers courses in HVAC, welding, aerospace manufacturing, accounting, forklift operation, CNC machining, and other areas. Tuition assistance is available.

Dallas College

Dallas College WorkReadyU

Dallas College offers free education and job training programs for qualified residents of Dallas County, Texas.

EOC: Educational Opportunity Center

Educational Opportunity Center

Residents of Dallas County, Tarrant County, and Johnson County, Texas can take advantage of free education advising and resources, including GED, college, university, and trade school programs.



This is a truck driving program that offers job placement assistance after you complete the courses and earn your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).

Lone Star Truck Driving Academy

Lone Star Truck Driving Academy

Learn to drive a Class 8 over-the-road semi truck in just five weeks and get your CDL. Tuition assistance is available.

ScholarShot: Changing Lives with College Degrees


This organization offers financial aid and mentoring support to qualified high school graduates who have completed a FAFSA or TASFA application.

Health Care

Cost Plus Drug Company

An online pharmacy selling generic prescription drugs at far lower prices than traditional pharmacies, with no insurance required. One Cornbread Hustle employee saved an estimated $800 a year on a single prescription!


Anew Vision

Transitional housing and counseling for people in recovery.

Chains of Grace

Chains of Grace

Transitional housing for recently-paroled people in the Midlothian, Texas area.

Come As You Are Assisted Living

Come As You Are Assisted living

Group homes for those in addiction recovery, veterans, and behavioral health patients.

Forgiven Felons

Forgiven Felons

Founded by a former offender, this organization provides temporary / transitional housing, work assistance, and ministry in Texas.

Grace Place Properties

Grace Place Properties

Second-chance apartments owned and operated by Grace Place Church in Duncanville, Texas. Many Cornbread Hustle employees have found help here.

Homeless Services Resource Guide

Tarrant County Homeless Services Resource Guide

A comprehensive list of resources, websites, and phone numbers for the Fort Worth area.

Job Preparation



Job training and placement for formerly-incarcerated people, from the U.S. Department of Labor.

South Dallas Employment Project

South Dallas Employment Project

A collaboration of more than 140 Dallas organizations providing access to training, jobs, and more.

Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County

Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County

Training and job placement help in Fort Worth, Texas, and surrounding communities.

Personal Finance


Providing financial literacy education, coaching, asset-building, and other services. Based in Fort Worth, Texas.

Watermark Community Development Corporation

Backed by Watermark Church, this organization provides financial assistance, job training, and incubators for entrepreneurs and new small business owners in North Texas. A Cornbread Hustle employee was able to buy her first house with their help!

Reentry Assistance

City of Dallas Community Courts

For Dallas residents, the city’s Community Courts are in place to help former offenders get a fresh start.

Oasis Center

Oasis Center

This Texas church-affiliated group provides a variety of assistance programs for first-time youth offenders and formerly-incarcerated people. Offerings include reentry, record expungement, counseling, coaching, workforce placement, and job preparation.

Prison to Purpose

Specializing in reentry services with support, advice, and guidance.

Project ID

If you need assistance getting a photo ID in your state, this group can help.

Tarrant County Reentry 1st Stop Center

The Tarrant County Reentry Coalition positions itself as the first place for returning citizens in Tarrant County, Texas to turn.

Texas Offenders Reentry Initiative

Created by best-selling author and nationally-recognized pastor T.D. Jakes, T.O.R.I. provides help to men and women before and after their release from prison.

Unlocking Doors

Serving former offenders and their families, this Texas organization works closely with individuals to help them restart their lives.

Social Care and General Assistance

Cornerstone Assistance Network

Cornerstone Assistance Network

Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cornerstone provides services including health care, housing, reentry assistance, and emotional / spiritual support.

Fort Worth EnVision Center

Fort Worth EnVision Center

A centralized hub providing resources and support, including housing, education, health care, and job training.

Just enter your ZIP code to find free and low-cost assistance with money, health care, nutrition, and more.

Goodwill Industries

Free career counseling, training, resume preparation, and other job placement services can be found here.

Find links to all federal government resources here, including help with taxes, health care, loans, housing, and more.

Volunteers of America

Volunteers of America

In addition to volunteering opportunities, this organization can help you with housing, health care, reentry services, substance use disorders, and basic needs.

Substance Use Recovery

Alcoholics Anonymous

AA offers free help and support for those struggling with alcoholism. Private group meetings are held every day, in thousands of chapters nationwide.

Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous

Offering a 12-step program modeled after AA, this group provides support for those looking to stay off of drugs and mind-altering substances.

North Texas Behavioral Health Authority

NTBA can connect you with a mental health or substance use recovery provider in the Texas counties of Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, and Rockwall.

Oxford Houses

Oxford Houses are transitional addiction recovery homes nationwide. You can find Texas housing here.

This directory provides listings for rehabilitation treatment centers in all 50 states, and information on financial assistance for qualified patients.

SAMHSA National Helpline

Available 24/7, this is a free and confidential treatment referral and information service for help with addiction and substance use disorders. You can also call 800-662-4357.

Sober Living America

Sober Living America

This is a faith-based addiction recovery and transitional housing program, with locations in Dallas and nationwide. It also offers career development and transportation services.


Dallas Area Rapid Transit

Light rail and bus service throughout Dallas and Collin Counties in Texas.

Trinity Metro

Formerly known as The T, Trinity Metro provides bus service in Fort Worth, and manages the TEXrail and Trinity Railway Express train lines in Tarrant and Dallas Counties.

Veterans Assistance

National Veterans Outreach

National Veterans Outreach

Part of the American GI Forum, this operation provides employment services and housing assistance for veterans.

Off-Base Transition Training

The U.S. Department of Labor works with veterans to find jobs that are a great fit for their skills and experience.