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Peer Re-Entry

Peer Re-Entry

Carla* came to The Harris Center's Peer Re-entry Program in 2019 while she was at the Harris County Jail. She struggled with substance use and felt overwhelmed not knowing how to begin her journey to recovery. She was eager and willing to make the necessary changes, but needed help.

Jail Re-Entry Program: Veteran Finds Hope

Jail Re-Entry Program: Veteran Finds Hope

Jail Re-Entry Program: Mr. Simon* is an Iraq War veteran who was referred to us by Brothers in Arms, a program assisting veterans at the Harris County jail.  Shortly before Mr. Simon was released, we offered him a bed at our new Jail Re-Entry program during the time Veterans Affairs coordinated permanent housing for him. Mr. Simon was admitted to our program on Jan. 11 this year.  

Respite, Rehabilitation and Re-Entry Center: Equipped and Reunited

Respite, Rehabilitation and Re-Entry Center: Equipped and Reunited

We found Tamala* in uninhabitable living conditions. She had been homeless for many years and was separated from her husband in attempts to find suitable living. She had been trying to get in contact with her husband and buy a ticket to North Carolina where her husband had settled in with housing and a job.

 

Jail Re-entry and Hospital-to-Home: Client Experiencing Chronic Homelessness for over 20 Years

Jail Re-entry and Hospital-to-Home: Client Experiencing Chronic Homelessness for over 20 Years

Javier* was referred to the Respite, Rehabilitation and Re-Entry center by the Coalition of the Homeless. He had experienced chronic homelessness for over 20 years, and also faced substance abuse challenges and bipolar disorder. 

YES Waiver: Client credits personal growth to equine therapy

YES Waiver: Client credits personal growth to equine therapy

Savannah was referred to our YES Waiver program in November 2019. At that time, she was engaging in self-harm and was also fighting depression and anxiety. 

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