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Families and Criminal Justice

www.familiesandcriminaljustice.org

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.

Families and Criminal Justice

familiesandcriminaljustice.org

Programs and support for families with an incarcerated parent

Friends Outside

www.friendsoutside.org

Programs and services for people impacted by incarceration, including children and families. Programs include assistance with reentry and family reunification; parenting education, fatherhood programs, alternatives to violence and anger management for incarcerated people.

AVARY

www.projectavary.org

Project AVARY offers long-term 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.

Community Mentoring Connections

atcaa.org

209-533-1397

Community Mentoring Connection is a regional program matching youth with incarcerated parents with caring adult mentors.

Project AVARY

www.projectavary.org

415-382-8799

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.

Santa Rita Inmate Services

www.alamedacountysheriff.org

925-551-6580

Provides parenting, life skills, and reunification training with enhanced visitation for program participants.

Start with a Story

startwithastory.wordpress.com

510-745-1511

“Start With a Story”, a project of the Alameda County Library, delivers story times, free books, and family literacy activities to children, ages 1-16 years old, who visit their parents at jails in Alameda County. More than 125 children are served through this program each week.

Mentoring Works

atcaa.org

209-533-1397

Mentoring Works provides one-on-one matches in Amador and Tuolumne Counties between caring adults and children needing a friend.

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