The W.I.R.E. (Women Involved in Reentry Efforts) is a network of previously incarcerated women who have joined together to provide social support to women recently released from prison. Returning women often struggle with a range of social and emotional needs, including family reunification, addiction, mental health, and trauma recovery. Women in reentry must confront these social and emotional issues while facing daunting challenges in obtaining housing, employment, and other essential services. As formerly incarcerated women, the “Women of The W.I.R.E. ” understand the experiences of reentry firsthand. The W.I.R.E. is therefore uniquely qualified to help women navigate their return by ensuring that services are properly tailored to the gender-specific needs of women in reentry.