Important note: Services provided at transitional housing facilities varies by location. Some transitional housing assists with substance abuse treatment, psychological assistance, job training while others only provide limited assistance. Please review the details of each transitional facility to make sure you obtain the correct information.
The El Paso Transitional Center is a 200-bed residential halfway house located adjacent to the El Paso MUF. The facility currently houses over 170 male halfway house residents for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. The El Paso TC offers comprehensive halfway house services including, employment services, job readiness and development, life skills, and case management services. El Paso TC provides three nutritious meals per day, including a sack lunch provided to residents scheduled to leave the center for employment. El Paso TC provides transportation for employment, medical appointments, and court and legal appointments. The El Paso TC has also served as a temporary emergency housing for secure offenders TDCJ needed to relocate from Louisiana due to the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina.
Residential Reentry Center Services El Paso, Texas: Avalon submitted a proposal in response to an RFP (Solicitation No. RFP-200-1171-SC) issued by the Federal Bureau of Prisons for Residential Reentry Center Services in El Paso, Texas. Avalon proposed The El Paso Transitional Center. The El Paso TC is an ideal location to provide Residential Reentry Center services and has available program bed space. The current population can be moved to Avalon’s neighbor halfway house the El Paso Multi Use Facility which has available program bed space. On March 27, 2013 Avalon was asked by the FBOP to submit a Final Offer. As recently as May 7, 2013 the FBOP submitted a request to consider waiving the 120-day start-up period to begin Residential Reentry Center services September 1, 2013, if we were awarded a contract.
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