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Children with Parent in Prison

Volunteers of America For Prisoner Families

By Editor / 08/04/2016 / 0 Comments

Volunteers of America Support Info for Children with an Incarcerated Parent, Prisoner Families and the Community The article below was submitted by Alanna Norman, Communications Coordinator for Volunteers of America Indiana.  Volunteers of America provides support programs including housing and senior care to people across America and have helped prisoner families.  Alanna wrote to us: I think that having a blog community for families affected by incarceration is a great idea. We have a few blog posts […]

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Children of Incarcerated Parents

Children of Incarcerated Parents

By Editor / 06/15/2016 / 0 Comments

Number of Children of Incarcerated Parents In 2007 it was estimated there were 1.7 million6 children of incarcerated parents, or with a parent in prison, in the U.S. In 2013 the number increased by a million to 2.7million2,4,5. Today there are more than 5 million8,9  children with at least one parent in prison. Imagine what it feels like for the children of incarcerated parents visiting their parent in prison.  These children suffer more mental, physical and behavioral […]

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Visiting Your Loved One In Prison – What You Should Know

By Editor / 01/19/2015 / 4 Comments

Visiting Your Loved One In PrisonHow to Prepare for Visiting Your Loved One in Prison

It’s really difficult to prepare for visiting your loved one in prison because each time could be a little different depending on the facility rules and interpretation by the guards. What will help you prepare is to be ready to expect anything.

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