Aid to Inmate Mothers -
AIM provides services to Alabama's incarcerated
women with emphasis on enhancing personal growth and strengthening the
bonds between inmate mothers and their children.
Assisting Families of Inmates,
Inc. - The mission of Assisting Families of Inmates, Inc.
(formerly Prison Family Support Services) is to help families
preserve and strengthen positive relationships with relatives
incarcerated in Virginia's state correctional centers. Through a
continuum of direct informational and support services, AFOI helps
families cope with the incarceration and prepare for release and
Canadian Families and
Corrections Network - A Canadian not for profit organization
that encourages the development of policies, practices and programs
that enable prisoners and their families to build holistic family
and community relations.
Secure Inmate Calls - ConsCallHome helps people save money on inmate
phone calls. Since 2008, ConsCallHome has been helping the families
and friends of inmates save money on inmate calling.
Edwin Gould Services for Children
The IMP is a specially designed preventive program
that addresses the unique needs of mothers parenting their children from
prison in New York. The main goal of the IMP is to prevent foster care
placement by assisting women and their children during and after the
time of arrest; court; jail; and as they return to the community. IMP
provides advocacy, foster care prevention, counseling, and vocational
training, and also prison-based parenting groups to serve fathers.
Forever Family, Inc.
Forever Family is an advocacy group for
incarcerated parents which provides helpful information for all parents
in prison who have children, but can only provide social services in the
Forever Family (formerly AIM)
Foreverfamily works to ensure that, no matter what
the circumstances, all
children have the opportunity to be surrounded by
the love of family. We focus our efforts on some of the most
marginalized children in our society - those with an incarcerated parent
or parents - and support them as they, their parents, caregivers and
extended families work to remain a family.
Friends and Family of Louisiana's Incarcerated
FFLIC is a statewide membership-based organization
that fights for a better life for all of Louisiana's youth, especially
those involved in or targeted by the juvenile justice system.
Hope House - Hope House
offers programs to prisoners and their families aimed at decreasing
recidivism and keeping incarcerated men connected to the community.
Our goal is to create programs that strengthen ties between District
inmates who are incarcerated in prisons outside the D.C. area and
their families in Washington; To advocate for and raise the level of
awareness of the general public about inmates and their concerns;
and To create programs for the children and families of D.C.
The Incarcerated Mothers Program Edwin Gould
Services for Children -
Provides advocacy, foster care prevention,
counseling, and vocational training. Also runs "Achievers' Girls and
Boys Shine" program for children ages 9-19 whose parents have been or
are incarcerated, Saturday activity groups, and "Grandparents as
Parents" support group.
Jewish Prisoner Services International
Chaplaincy and social services organization for
Jewish prisoners, their family members and new releases only. Will
provide Jewish religious materials, including Hebrew texts.
for Prisoners With Children - LSPC advocates for the human
rights and empowerment of incarcerated parents, children, family
members and people at risk for incarceration. We respond to requests
for information, trainings, technical assistance, litigation,
community activism and the development of more advocates. Our focus
is on women prisoners and their families, and we emphasize that
issues of race are central to any discussion of incarceration.
Middle Ground Prison Reform
Working for Arizona's prisoners and their families
since 1983. Main areas of activity are: 1) public education about the
need for criminal justice reform 2) legislative advocacy on behalf of
prisoners and their visitors 3) litigation to protect and define the
rights and responsibilities of prisoners and their supporters 4)
referral to community resources for ex-offenders. Spanish-speaking
Prison Calls Online / OCS Prison Calls
Helps families pay less for their collect prison
Inmate Resources for Family and Friends. Find facilities, visiting applications, visiting hours, and inmates. Learn how to send mail and money to inmates.
Prisoner Visitation and Support (PVS)
Provides institutional visits to prisoners only in
federal and military prisons nationwide. Limited services for
Project AVARY offers long-term support and
enrichment for children and youth in the San Francisco Bay Area with a
parent in prison or jail. Our program services include a summer camp,
monthly outings, leadership training, and family support. Write for
Santa Cruz Barrios Unidos
The Santa Cruz Barrios Unidos Prison Project is
dedicated to providing cultural and spiritual education, support, and
hope to incarcerated individuals. The Project advocates for prison
policy reform and programs that reduce recidivism, support re-entry, and
Southern Center for Human Rights
The Southern Center for Human Rights provides legal
representation to people facing the death penalty in Georgia and Alabama
only, and also publishes a Parolee Handbook, which serves as a guide the
parole consideration process for people in Georgia's prisons. SCHR also
publishes The Georgia Advocacy Handbook, a 46 page manual which helps
explain the hierarchy in the GDC and how to maneuver within in it.
Through this handbook families and friends of people incarcerated in
Georgia will learn how to become advocates and implement appropriate and
effective steps to resolve problems inside Georgia prisons.
Texas Inmate Families Association -
TIFA supports, educates, and advocates for families of the
incarcerated. Of major concern to TIFA is the impact of parental
incarceration on their very young children.
Wings Ministry -
The goal of the Wings Ministry is to connect spouses, caregivers,
and children of inmates with the nurturing and supporting
relationships of Christian people in local churches.
Women's Prison Association (New York)
WPA offers a range of services aimed at helping
women in the New York City area. Their direct service network is
organized in three broad areas; Residential and Family Services; Reentry
Services; and neighborhood-based services. Within these program areas,
WPA offers Alternatives to Incarceration, Family Reunification
Assistance and Family Support Services, Reentry Case Management,
Assistance and Support, and Jail- and Prison-Based Education and
Women's Prison Association and Hooper Home
Provides foster care prevention, counseling, and
housing placement assistance.