Free information and brochures, meetings in most
Alcoholics Anonymous General Service Office
Free information, local phone lines, meetings in
Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers
Newsletter for members only. Provides treatment
Citizens Against Recidivism, Inc. was founded
in 1992 initially to address the needs of family members who had
incarcerated loved ones.
Columbia Legal Services, Institutions Project
The Institutions Project represents people confined
in Washington's jails, prisons, juvenile detention facilities, mental
health facilities, and facilities for people with developmental
disabilities. This work has focused on conditions of confinement,
discrimination, sentencing and placement, alternatives to
institutionalization, and access to courts, as well as issues related to
rehabilitation, re-entry, and reductions in recidivism.
The Insight Prison Project
The Insight Prison Project (IPP) has been on a
mission to foster insight and lasting behavioral change by prisoners in
California correctional systems, by providing them with rehabilitative
tools and programs conducted by crime victims, community volunteers and
prisoners themselves. Today, IPP provides services to prisoners and
parolees in 12 California prisons, 3 county jail facilities, several
re-entry programs and other venues. Communication training in nonviolence in
correctional facilities; expanding to include post-release training.
NA publishes a wide variety of materials concerning
narcotics addiction and recovery, some of which are expressly produced
for individuals who are currently incarcerated (e.g. Behind the Walls).
Pathfinders of Oregon
- Pathfinders is a social service agency founded in 1993 to operate
cognitive restructuring programs for the Oregon Department of
Helps criminal justice-involved adults and at-risk youth to avoid
entering, or re-entering, the corrections system. FOR OREGON PRISONERS ONLY.
Prison Dharma Network
Mission is to provide prisoners, and those who work
with them, with the most effective contemplative tools for
self-transformation and rehabilitation. Provides books and educational
Prison Writing Program
Founded in 1971, the PEN Prison Writing Program
believes in the restorative, rehabilitative power of writing and
provides hundreds of inmates across the country with skilled writing
teachers and audiences for their work. It provides a place for inmates
to express themselves freely and encourages the use of the written word
as a legitimate form of power. PEN's Prison Writing Program sponsors an
annual writing contest, publishes a free "Handbook for Writers In
Prison," provides one-on-one mentoring to inmates, conducts workshops,
and seeks to promote inmates' work publicly through literary
publications and readings.
Sex Abuse Treatment Alliance
Info, resources, contacts, and support to
individuals, families, defense attorneys, treatment providers, and
professionals who work with issues of sexual abuse and its prevention.