BETTER Program

The Tarrant County BETTER Project is a community collaborative initiative targeting individuals in local and state work release programs who are from high poverty and high crime communities in Fort Worth.  CLC, Inc., in collaboration with Workforce Solutions of Tarrant County, will administer the Project, and provide Participants with job training leading to industry-recognized credentials in a number of high-demand occupations, as well as job development, mentoring, career placement, and retention services. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Has been convicted of a crime as an adult
  • Enrolled in a state and/or local work-release program with a release date scheduled for within six months
  • Currently resides in Tarrant County, or resided in Tarrant County before current confinement and plans to return to Tarrant County
  • Not convicted of a sex crime, other than prostitution

Download the Employer Flyer

Download the Participant Flyer

Contact Us

For more information regarding our BETTER Program, please contact:

Earl Calloway
Training Case Manager
(817) 569-9008 X 15

Yvonne Johnson
Job Developer
(817) 496-3444 X 27

Thomas Palmer
Program Lead
(817) 569-9008 X 13

Cory Lane
Program Coordinator
(817) 496-3444 X 25

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