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U.S. Department of Justice National Institute of Corrections

The U.S. Department Justice National Institute of Corrections has a state by state list of programs for families of adult offenders. You can find the list of organizations on their website.

http://static.nicic.gov/Library/014779.pdf

Innocent Dads

Innocent Dads is a website dedicated to support Dads who have been falsely accused by their ex-spouses. It provides information learned from their experiences on what works, what doesn’t work, and other advice.

http://www.innocentdads.org/

The National Reentry Resource Center

The National Reentry Resource Center was established in 2008 to advance the reentry field using evidence based best practices. They provide individualized assistance for Second Chance Act grantees.

http://www.nationalreentryresourcecenter.org/

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Visiting Program

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s (CDCR) Visiting Program gives information on locations of adult facilities, juvenile facilities, community correctional facilities, out of state facilities, guidelines for visiting prisons, finding inmates, approved vendors for packages, receiving calls, and contacting prison ombudsman.

http://www.cdcr.ca.gov/visitors/index.html

Legal Services for Prisoners

Legal Services for Prisoners with Children (LSPS) is a non-profit founded in 1978. They offer services restoring the rights of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people. It is an internationally recognized advocacy organization.

 http://www.prisonerswithchildren.org/about/history/

The National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated

The National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated  (NRCCFI) at Family and Corrections Network (FCN) began in 1983 to raise awareness about the needs of families of the incarcerated. They provide state, national and international directories of programs serving children and families. They also provide conference dates, books, films, research, and training on how to mentor children of prisoners.

http://fcnetwork.org/about-us

New Jersey Institute for Social Justice

The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice (NJISJ) is a research and advocacy organization founded in 1999 dedicated to the advancement of New Jersey's residents and urban areas. They help with employment opportunities, housing, driver license suspension and other issues related to reentry.

http://www.njisj.org/

 

Friends Outside

Friends Outside is a non-profit, community based organization founded in 1955. Their mission is to improve the life of families, assist with successful community reentry and family reunification. They have programs and services to address the special needs of families dealing with incarceration. There are chapters throughout California.

http://www.friendsoutside.org/

San Francisco Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership

The San Francisco Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership (SFCIPP) was founded in 2000 by a coalition of social service providers, government body representatives, advocates and people who work with or are concerned about children of incarcerated parents and their families.

http://www.sfcipp.org/whoweare.html