Help those who are struggling with the pain and loss of having a family member in prison. The articles on this page will equip you to reach out to hurting children and their caregivers. (Please click on the + to view more resources)
Gain insight into the problems children face when a parent goes to prison.
Take a look at the confusing emotions felt by children of the incarcerated.
Children aren’t the only ones who suffer when their mom or dad goes to prison.
Scriptures tell us why and how to reach out to the needy families of the incarcerated.
Find out more about the greatest needs of children and their caregivers.
Show lonely children that their parents in prison have not forgotten them.
Camping is a great way to demonstrate God’s love to children of the incarcerated.
Bring renewed hope to couples trying to survive the challenges of incarceration.
Continue to encourage and support prisoners’ families throughout the entire year.
Lift up the needs of children and families as they struggle to rebuild their lives.
Create a welcoming atmosphere of healing for families of the incarcerated.
A relationship with a caring adult helps build character and decrease destructive behavior.
Scholars, ministry practitioners, pastors, and formerly incarcerated individuals discuss ways to create authentic relational encounters with prisoners and their families.
After her only son was sentenced to life in prison, Carol Kent and her husband started a new ministry for prison inmates and their families.
A look at the experience of incarceration both from the perspective of the prisoner and that of the inmate's family.
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