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Families Outside


Provides transportation and visitation support to families of those incarcerated in Pennsylvania State Correctional Institutions.

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.

Children’s Literacy Foundation


Waterbury Center, Vt: The Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) is awarding two year-long grants promoting family literacy to the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility in South Burlington, Vt. and the New Hampshire State Prison for Men in Concord, NH. The grant helps incarcerated parents and their children connect through reading.

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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