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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Centers to Support the Independence of Specific Populations, Homeless & Housing, Housing Support, Human Services, Job Training, Mental Health, Mental Health & Crisis Intervention, Vocational Counseling

Mission: The mission of My Second Chance, Inc. is to provide supportive services to women in crisis with issues related to incarceration, substance use, homelessness, HIV, displacement, or family violence, empowering them to return to society as productive, self-sufficient individuals.

Geographic areas served: Southern Dallas County

Programs: To provide housing and services to disenfranchised women

Community Stories

3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters


Client Served

Rating: 5

I am a recovering addict, when I came out of my six month rehabilitaion. I was in need of guidance and support, from and for housing. My second chance was highly recommended. I immediately called and talked to Ms. Royce. I met with her and all went well. But that was'nt the end. I lived in her transitional house, which was so supportive in everything. My second chance taught me responsibility, love and courage. I also picked up some tips from Ms. Royce, how to conduct myself as a LADY. I just want to thank Ms. Royce and her Staff for being there and being so supportive. I love Ms Royce so very much she is truly a BLESSING.


Client Served

Rating: 4

My experince was exactly what i needed at that in my life.I needed time to work on myself. My Second Chance allowed me that time i needed.Life has gotten so much better.Thank you Royce.


Client Served

Rating: 5

I was a client of My Second Chance and what an experience it has been. When I came in I had wanted to finally work on me. My husband was missing for days on end and I was tired of trying to "fix" him. I decided to start fixing myself. Royce (the founder) talked me into going back to school, after 30 years, and what a great decision it has been. By living in a Supportive Living enviornment I am able to work full time, go to school at night and drive my "paid for" car versus the bus I had been riding. I am still working things out with my husband but today, with the help of My Second Chance, I know I mean something to me and I am worth good things in life. Thank you Royce for giving me a second chance at life!