MentorKids USA is a faith-based organization dedicated to providing at-risk youth (including children of incarcerated parents) with caring adult mentors.
SKIP (Support for Kids of Incarcerated Parents)
SKIP provides in-school support groups for children of incarcerated parents.In these support groups, children learn that they are not alone in this situation, talk about different feelings and emotions associated with having a parent in jail or prison, and form or strengthen a relationship with that incarcerated parent through weekly letter-writing.
Mentoring Children of Prisoners
The Mentoring Children of Prisoners Program matches a youth, ages 4-18, with a trained adult mentor, who meets with the youth on a weekly basis. Mentors and mentees engage in recreational, educational, or cultural activities. Seton Youth Shelters provides emergency shelters, street outreach, and counseling for youth, free of charge.
BBBSHR provides volunteer mentors to interested children, including children who have an incarcerated parent. The staff received training from the Family Corrections Network.
Catholic Community Services
To enhance opportunities for positive life experiences and outcomes for children and youth whose parent have experienced incarceration.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound is committed to providing a caring adult mentor to any child who needs or wants one. BBBSPS offers both community-based and school-based mentoring programs, and supports one-on-one mentoring relationships for thousands of local youth.
Family Resource Center
Parenting and parent support services for any family, including those with an incarcerated parent. Our work also includes programming for relatives as parents.
Father and Child Resource Center
Services designed to help fathers play a productive role in their children’s lives
Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc.
Resources and parenting information for families with incarcerated individuals.
Family Reunification Program
Creative Visions’ Family Reunification and Right Start Program was developed to help reduce the recidivism rate and prevent intergenerational crime. Creative Visions’ Family Reunification Program provides comprehensive support services to the offender’s family during incarceration period and to the offender six months prior to his or her release.
Community Mentoring Connections
Community Mentoring Connection is a regional program matching youth with incarcerated parents with caring adult mentors.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada
We are a FREE mentoring program.We pair children ages 6 to 18 (or 4 to 18 if the child has a parent in prison) with a volunteer mentor. The one-to-one relationship creates positive outcomes for the child.
Virginia C.U.R.E. K.I.D.S.
We offer services and resources to children with an incarcerated parent and their families.
Wings for L.I.F.E. (Life-skills Imparted to Families through Education)
Life-skills, substance abuse/recovery, educational topics and parenting at both adult and juvenile detention centers. After-school program for children.
Promises for Families
Promises for Families is dedicated to providing quality summer camp, after- school mentoring programs and academic tutoring for children with a parent in prison, enabling them to work through the grieving process in a positive and healing manner.
Project AVARY offers longterm support and enrichment for children and youth with a parent in prison or jail.Our program services include a summer camp, monthly outings, leadership training, and family support.
Consistent, caring mentors are matched with children of incarcerated parents and caregivers to serve as a positive role model, advocate, and supportive friend. The goal is to enhance a child’s attitude about life and help reduce the possibility of following the cycle of incarceration.
Family Connection provides a place for people traveling to Sioux Falls, SD when visiting someone incarcerated at the Sioux Falls penitentiary. Family Connection provides programming to children in the Sioux Falls school district with incarcerated family members.