A dedicated team of volunteers passionate about providing transitional housing, job placement and life skills support for inspired released inmates. Those individuals ready to make a positive change and impact the lives of others ready to make a similar change.
What We Do
Fertile Ground CTC is an inter-denominational, faith-based organization was founded by Gary R. Lane on July 8, 2005 and incorporated as a 501c3 corporation on February 28, 2007. Since its inception, FGCTC has housed over 250 adult male offenders at its transitional home. Fertile Ground has a recidivism rate (returning to prison) of less than five percent (5%) since inception in 2005. Furthermore, 90% of FGCTC’s clients participating in our transitional living program have successfully secured jobs within five months of receiving free services from our program. For more than 8 years, CEO/Founder Gary Lane has served as a Certified Prison Fellowship Ministries Chaplain Trainer Instructor within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice system of prisons.