U.S. Department of Justice

Services for Families of Prison Inmates

Publication year: 2002
Thumbnail preview Responses from 54 agencies that answered this survey are analyzed and reported. The following sections are contained in this report: introduction; project method; agency initiatives related to families of inmates; facility assignment and visitation assistance; services for inmates with children; services to pregnant inmates and mothers of infants and young children; provision of parenting and parent-child programs in men's and women's prisons; program evaluations; and conclusion. Involvement in policy or program initiatives related to families of inmates is reported by 78% of the responding agencies.