(Save Kids of Incarcerated Parents)
Community Resource Services
A Non Profit Corporation
669 Bush Drive
Hope Hull, AL 36043
SAVE KIDS OF INCARCERATED PARENTS, INC. is a network of services for children (1 month to 18 years of age) of incarcerated parents that include:
Character and Career Development "Kids Helping Kids" Peer Mentoring Program SKIP Volunteers Counseling Services
"A Commitment to Our Future"
Present Program Activities
Educational and Enrichment Program
The purpose of this program is to teach students basic
knowledge – verbal and written, problem solving skills, creative
arts, and family life skills. The skills are taught through
"Educational Learning Games", "Play Therapy Activities" and
"Hands on Activities". The family life skills are taught through
teaching real life day- to- day experiences to students, such
as; cooking, washing clothes, ironing, grocery shopping, paying
bills, and etc.
Library reference skills are taught at the
Main Branch Public Library. For example, listening and following
directions, both written and verbal, reading maps, newspapers,
magazines, recipes, T.V. guides, and books. Specific books were
selected for children of incarcerated parents with similar
Proper letter writing skills, including
hand writing and creative writing are to stimulate an interest
for children to their inmate parent(s).
Health and safety education are taught for
the purpose of providing an understanding of growth,
development, health prevention, and proper hygiene care.
Enrichment activities are taught by going
on cultural and fun field trip outings. Speech and drama, arts
and crafts are taught as a way for the child to express his or
her feelings and to bring out the individual talent(s).
Character and Career Development
Character development skills are taught to build self
esteem, values, appropriate manners, and proper etiquette.
Career development is taught for the
purpose of allowing the student to make future choices upon
furthering his or her education. On the job training skills such
as filling out job applications, and work ethics are taught for
the purpose of assuring students future opportunities in the
work place. And to be able to earn money while furthering their
"Kids Helping Kids" Peer Mentors
Trained high school peer supports are
taught to work with children of incarcerated parents as mentors.
Children of inmates will feel less conspicuous, and
self-conscious, knowing that they have peer support.
If would be helpful if children of incarcerated parents
receive counseling in order to best deal with the separation of
their parent(s). School children can be referred to the school
counselor who schedules individual students on a day to day
basis. "SKIPPER’S" Group Support and Parent/Guardian Counseling
sessions are scheduled once a month.
Family Resource Services Assistance
This organization serves as a networking referral agency by
providing information for public assistance to children and
their families of inmates
At the present time, the services and meeting times are from 2:30 – 4:30 P.M. The Enrichment Program is held on the second Saturdays at Metropolitan United Methodist Church in the Fellowship Hall, 3108 Rosa Parks, Montgomery, AL. Rev. Lowell Hale, Pastor.
The Educational and Counseling Program is
held of the third Saturdays on the second floor in the
auditorium at the Montgomery Public Main Branch Library, 245
High Street, Montgomery, AL.
Board of Directors and Volunteers meetings
are held on the second Sundays from 3:30 – 5:00 P.M. at the
Metropolitan United Methodist Church in the Fellowship Hall.
For further information, contact: Gloria Jean Canty, President (334) 284-8103 or write to
S.K.I.P., Inc. (Save Kids of Incarcerated Parents) 669 Bush Drive, Hope Hull, AL 36043
E- Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
S.K.I.P., Inc. Community Resource Services is a Non Profit Corporation.
Donations are tax deductible.
G. Jean Canty - President and Founder *** Alice Cole - Vice President
Mattie L. Baker - Secretary *** Irma Cole - Treasurer
Mary McDonald - Financial Secretary
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