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Prisoners With Children

Overview

An outline of the unique impacts on families and communities of the incarceration of mothers, and what happens to the mother/child relationship when a mother goes to prison

 
Case Studies

Experiences of incarcerated women with young children, pregnant women, and women whose parental rights have been terminated by the court

 
Relative Caregivers

A look at the prevalence and challenges of family members caring for children whose mothers are incarcerated

 
Child Support Debt

An overview of the barriers to reunification posed by child support debt accrued by incarcerated parents

 
Mother Infant Care program

The history of the California's Mother Infant Care program, which allows incarcerated mothers to raise their children while completing their sentences

 
Facts at a Glance

Statistics illustrating the impact of the incarceration of parents

 
Suggested Reading
Books, articles, and Web sites that offer more information and resources for prisoners with children and their loved ones
 

Legal Services for Prisoners with Children
1540 Market St., Suite 490  •  San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 255-7036  •  info@prisonerswithchildren.org