This pages contains links to various programs pertaining to programs for prisoners and their families and communities.

Other Prison Ministry Programs:

Crossroads Bible Institute
Fishers of Men Prison Ministries
Good News Jail & Prison Ministry
Innerchange Freedom Initiative
International Network of Prison Ministries
International Prison Chaplains’ Association (IPCA)
Justice Ministries 
Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc. 
Koinonia House National Ministries
Prison Congregations of America
Prison Fellowship

Educational Programs:

Correctional Education Association
Prison Entrepreneurship Program
Prison Initiative, Columbia University
The Impact of Prison Education Programs on Post-Release Outcomes
The Top-Nine Reasons to Increase Correctional Education Programs
Three State Recidivism Study

Family Related:

Children of Incarcerated Parents: An Action Plan for Federal Policymakers
Family Members Behind Bars: Difficult questions children ask … (pdf)
Fathers in the Field
Mentoring Children of Prisoners: Caregiver’s Choice

 Re-entry Resources:

Adult  Pre-Release Handbook, Minnesota Department of Corrections
Coaching Packets for Effective Offender Re-entry
CSG Justice Center Creates Re-entry Programs Database 

Healing Communities Partnership  – The United Methodist Church
Institute for Recovery and Community Integration
Interfaith Coalition of Advocates for Reentry and Employment (ICARE)
Life After Lockup: Improving Re-entry from Jail to the Community
Mentoring Ex-Prisoners: A Guide for Prisoner Reentry Programs

Mentoring Former Prisoners: A Guide for Reentry Programs
National Reentry Resource Center (NRRC)
Prison Aftercare

Prisoner Reentry Institute, John Jay College
Prisoner Reentry and Aftercare Ministry – Serving People from Arrest to Reintegration
Reentry Aftercare
 (scroll down to Resources for toolkit)
Reentry Partnerships: A Guide for States – Faith-Based and Community Organizations (pdf)
Reentry Policy Council
Re-entry Readiness Manual
Ready4Reentry: Prisoner Reentry Toolkit for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
Released and Restored
 Starting a Re-entry Initative
Shortimer – Preparing for Release; Prison Fellowship 2009
Strategies for Creating Offender Re-entry Programs in Indian Country
T.E.A.M. Mentoring
The Christian Citizen  (Churches as Stations of Hope in aftercare)
The Report of the Re-entry Policy Council
Transition from Jail to Community (TJC) Initiative
Transition from Prison to Community (TPC) Initiative
Urban Institute: Corrections, Reentry and Community Supervision


Interfaith Drug Policy Initiative (IDPI)
Montana Department of Corrections
National Institute of Corrections
Prison Fellowship’s InnerChange Freedom Initiative (IFI) in Minnesota
Restorative Justice Online

As new content becomes available, we will add new links. Check back often!

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