Web Sites

City, County, State, and Federal Web Sites

 Texas Department of Criminal Justice exists to provide public safety, promote positive change in offender behavior, reintegrate offenders into society, and assist victims of crime.

Texas Juvenile Justice Department is a unified state juvenile justice system that provides rehabilitation services to youth who've been committed by juvenile court judges and works with stakeholders to build an effective and efficient continuum of services for Texas youth.

Advocacy and Policy


The Texas Inmate Families Association mission is to break the cycle of crime by strengthening families through support, education, and advocacy.

The non-profit, non-partisan Prison Policy Initiative produces cutting edge research to expose the broader harm of mass criminalization, and then sparks advocacy campaigns to create a more just society.

Correspondence & PenPal Ministries

Crossroads Prison Ministries connects prisoners with mentors in Christ-centered relationships so that lives, prisons and churches are restored through the Gospel.

Write-Way Prison Ministries 38 year mission has been to introduce Jesus Christ to every incarcerated person in Texas and Louisiana using free Bible correspondence courses graded by volunteers from local churches.

Institute for Prison Ministries