New & Notable
Save the Date: Centerforce 2009 Summit. Pathways to Change: Issues, Challenges and Strategies
Gotham Gazette Series on Children and the Criminal Justice System
Registration is Open for the Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research's Conference
Save the Date: June 4, 2009, “Achieving Their Promise: Children of Incarcerated Parents Symposium” in NYC
Special Price for Train the Trainers Training
New FCN Website to be released on June 1
John Forte Lands Teaching Job At City College Of NY
FCN 2008 Year-End Review Released
Read about FCN's review of our work in 2008 and plans for 2009. Download the Newsletter (PDF).
New Publications from the Annie E. Casey Foundation
Children of Incarcerated Parents Fact Sheet
Children and Families with Incarcerated Parents
Children with Incarcerated Parents: A List of Selected Resources
Focus on Children with Incarcerated parents: An Overview of the Research Literature
Please visit the Annie E. Casey Foundation for more information. www.aecf.org
New Items on NRCCFI's Reading Room
New items have been added to NRCCFI's Reading List. Please visit our Reading List.
Job Opportunity in the Field
New job opportunity in the field. Please direct all questions and applications to the hiring agency.
Agency:US Dream Academy
New Access to Mentoring Services for Children with Incarcerated Parents
The National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated has partnered with MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership on Caregiver's Choice, an exciting new program of the Federal Mentoring Children of Prisoner’s Initiative.
Caregivers receive a voucher for 1 year of free mentoring services for their child(ren) with an incarcerated parent and information about approved mentoring programs in their area. Then, the choice is theirs!To become an approved agency, organizations must apply, be screened and then receive training for delivering mentoring services. For more information about the program please call 1-877-333-CHOICE (877-333-2764), visit Caregiver's Choice, email email@example.com or download the one page program brochure (PDF).
NRCCFI/FCN Presents at CWLA's Annual Conference
On February 27, 2008 NRCCFI/FCN presented at the Child Welfare League of America’s Annual Conference. The super session was entitled The Bill of Rights for Children of the Incarcerated: A Framework for Policy and Practice. Click here to learn about the presenters and view select presentations.
The administrative office of FCN has
moved to 93 Old York Road Suite 1#510, Jenkintown, PA 19046. You
can reach us by phone at 215 576-1110 or by fax to 215 576-1815.
Storybook Projects provide children of incarcerated parents the gift of a book and the voices of their parents on tape reading the book.
Poetry Collected by Sue Stauffacher, author of the new novel,
Harry Sue (Random
House). Sue's writing workshops
with women who have been
separated from their children due to imprisonment or neglect as a result
of their drug use, have resulted in heartbreaking poems and letters.
Mentoring Children of Prisoners - Resources
Children of Prisoners Library 19 free pamphlets for people serving children of prisoners and their caregivers. Download master copies and duplicate as many as you want.
Responding to Children and Families of Prisoners: A Community Guide. A great start-up book and training resource.
Family and Corrections Network (FCN) is an organization for and about families of prisoners. We offer information, training and technical assistance on children of prisoners, parenting programs for prisoners, prison visiting, incarcerated fathers and mothers, hospitality programs, keeping in touch, returning to the community, the impact of the justice system on families, and prison marriage. With over 150,000 visitors a year, this site is the gateway to practice, policy and research on families of prisoners.
Questions & Answers
The Wall...where we tell it like it is.
Links to Related Sites
FCN's address is 93 Old York Road Suite 1#510, Jenkintown, PA 19046. 215 576-1110 phone, 215 576-1815 fax.
More about: Family and Corrections Network, its mission, history and board of directors.
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