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Children of inmates

Children in Foster Care with Parents in Federal Prison: A Toolkit for Child Welfare Agencies, Federal Prisons, and Residential Reentry Centers

The purpose of this toolkit is to help facilitate communication and cooperation between child welfare agencies and federal prisons so that parents can stay engaged in their children’s lives.

Protecting the Rights of Transgender Parents and Their Children: A Guide for Parents and Lawyers

The purpose of this guide is to provide information to transgender parents and their attorneys to help them protect parent-child relationships and assist them when faced with disputes over child custody issues.

Parents in State Prisons

This report explains why sending parents to prison results in single-parent households, damages family ties, and exacerbates childhood poverty.

Little Children, Big Challenges: Incarceration

Sesame Workshop's initiative, Little Children, Big Challenges: Incarceration, provides much-needed bilingual (English/Spanish) multimedia tools for families with young children (ages 3-8) who have an incarcerated parent.

Children, Parents, and Incarceration: Descriptive Overview of Data from Alameda and San Francisco County Jails

This survey identifies who is a parent, how incarceration affects children, and what types of resources are needed for children to maintain contact.

Study of Incarcerated Women and Their Children

The experiences of female inmates, their children, and the present caregivers of those children are examined.

Children of Prisoners: Children of Promise [Videoconference Held June 18, 2003]

This three-hour videoconference identifies the problems and greatest needs of incarcerated parents and caretakers with regard to their children. 

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