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Inmate Family Services

215-564-6005, ext. 100

Services include:12 week support group for children of incarcerated parents;parenting classes inside prison; transportation to Pennsylvania state prisons; video visitation to some PA state prisons; advocacy on behalf of Children’s Bill of Rights and other issues regarding the impact of incarceration on people in prison and their families.

Families and Criminal Justice

The Center conducts research, produces and distributes publications, provides technical assistance, trains professionals and offers direct services.The Center’s program of direct services includes educational services, therapeutic services and family reunification services.All services are free to children of criminal offenders and their families.

Washington State Department of Corrections

(360) 725-8213

DOC acknowledges the vital role families play in an inmate’s life and the reentry process. We provide programming that is culturally relevant, gender responsive and informative. It is our intention to identify the challenges faced by the families impacted by incarceration, and to provide support and services relative to family needs. These services include parenting classes, assistance with reunification and referrals to other entities providing social services and support.

Nebraska Department of Corrections Parenting Program


Provides parenting education to inmates, in addition to a nursery, day visits, and over-night visits for children.

Bridges to Hope


Resources for inmates and families of inmates

Friends and Family of Incarcerated Persons


FFIP is a support and advocacy group working mainly with the friends and family of inmates outside of prisons.

New Hampshire Department of Corrections Family Connection Center


The FCC provides parenting education, parenting support groups, recording books on CD’s, life skills seminars and internet video visitation for incarcerated mothers and fathers in the NH State Prison system. Currently, FCC provides employment classes, relationship classes for couples and family reentry planning for incarcerarted fathers and their families. FCC has partnered with community agencies to create a support group for the partners of inmates and their children

New Jersey Department of Corrections Resource Guide

Resources for families of incarcerated people

State of NJ Department of Corrections

Inmate and family resources

Parent Reentry Programming


PB&J Family Services has a 25 year history creating trusting relationships with incarcerated parents and their families. Services are provided to parents within correctional facilities, to children and caretakers within the community, and post-release support through home visiting, therapeutic bonding-attachment programs, weekly support groups, and a workforce development center.

The Osborne Association


Parents, families, and prisoners assistance in New York State

Prison Families of New York


They “teach prison” to families; train those who work with children and families of prisoners; work on New York State policy development and advocacy; hold support groups; have a interactive website.

Kairos Outside of North Carolina

Kairos Outside is designed to support the wives, mothers and female relatives of men and women who are incarcerated.

NC Department of Correction, Division of Prisons - Offender Family Services


Liaison for families of offenders with the NC Department of Corrections. Provides psychosocial support, crisis intervention, information and referral, transition services, and information and education of the criminal justice system.

North Dakota Department of Health


Resource guide of organizations listed in a directory to offer a variety of services; please contact them for more information related to the services offered. There are many organizations, state agencies, businesses and other entities that offer services to children, women and families.


Resources for families with parents in prison

Pathfinders of Oregon


Support for families with an incarcerated member, resources

Parenting Inside Out


Our mission is to improve outcomes for children whose parents are involved in the criminal justice system. Direct service programs and systems change efforts are implemented throughout Oregon. CJA markets curriculum and training opportunities for Parenting Inside Out, our population-specific parenting curriculum, nationally.

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