Rehabilitation, Reconciliation, and Community Safety. Bridges To Life (BTL) brings healing to victims of crime, reduces recidivism among offender graduates of the program, and helps make our community a safer place.
BTL is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation headquartered in Houston, Texas, with programs in prisons throughout the state of Texas. See our 2014 Annual Report.
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The Journal Gazette recently published an article about BTL's Indianapolis Regional Coordinator, Misty Wallace, and her amazing story of forgiveness. Read More
Dr. Reisel explains his theory, backed by scientific evidence, on how restorative justice programs can change an adult's brain chemistry and affect their level of empathy. Read More
Tac Buchanan, BTL's Amarillo Area Regional Coordinator, will receive the prestigious Governor's Criminal Justice Volunteer Service Award on April 17. Read More
The Bridges To Life 2014 Annual Report is here! Thanks to generous donors, volunteers, and partners, BTL graduated over 3,800 offenders with the help of over 500 volunteers. Read More
November 12, 2013-Bridges To Life Board Member and Harris County District Judge Katherine Cabaniss explains how crime victims help rehabilitate offenders and make our communities safer. Read More
October 8, 2013 - The new BTL video was generously produced and donated by the John and Laura Arnold Foundation and their new project The Giving Library. Read More
Bridges To Life's unique victim impact program was featured in the March, 2013 edition of U.S.Catholic Magazine in a story about the growing Restorative Justice movement. Read More
Melissa Ward and Mario Ward found each other at a BTL project at the Kyle Unit. Their story will amaze you. Read More
Victim and Offender discuss forgiveness as part of Bridges To Life program in Indiana. Read More
Partnership Betwee BTL and Houston: ReVision Offers Resources to Mentors.
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