I interviewed Barbara Allen at the International Prisoners Family Conference. She is the founder of Prison Families Anonymous and has been supporting prisoners’ families for over 50 years. You can listen to her story here.
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Julia: Barbara was one of the many key speakers on the first day of the International Prisoners Family Conference.… [Read More...]Read More
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Today I’m here today with a couple who had an incarcerated daughter.… [Read More...]Read More
The CES show is held in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 9-12, 2018. This is the go-to show for people around the world who are interested in the newest, coolest, upcoming, electronic gadgets. They get to preview tv’s, computers, robots, electronics and smart technology before they hit the market.… [Read More...]Read More
Visiting a prison was never what I imagined would be a part of my life – yet here I am, a “regular”. My first visit was about 6 ½ years ago when a woman I met asked if I would like to meet her husband who was serving a life sentence.… [Read More...]Read More
In Part 1 of Yvonne’s story she spoke of her dad being in prison. In Part 2 of that interview, Yvonne described what it was like having a mom and dad in prison and taking care of her siblings.… [Read More...]Read More
I’m here with Myra and her son was arrested at home over eight years ago, and she’s never forgotten the site of having her son arrested and being taken away.
During that time she’s actually taken a positive twist to having a son in prison and using her legal background to help others. … [Read More...]Read More
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. … [Read More...]Read More
The facility should provide a parking area free of charge. Be mindful that even though your car may be locked, all vehicles are subject to search. Make sure there is nothing that can be construed as contraband in your car. It is also a good idea to not have valuables in the car and if you do, lock them in the vehicle’s trunk.… [Read More...]Read More
Most facilities have a dress code so you should know what is acceptable to wear when visiting a loved one in prison. Make sure that you know the facility’s rules for acceptable clothing. Yes, there is such a thing as prison dress code!… [Read More...]Read More
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