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Families with Parents in Prison

Alvis House Family Reentry Program

This program begins while the father is still in prison, where the fathers receive visits from their families, attend parenting classes and receive life-skills classes. Alvis House staff also work with the mothers and children. They begin attending classes and support groups and receiving employment leads, clothing and children’s items as needed. Once the father is released, both parents and children continue to work with a case manager. The young adult reentry program also provides parenting skills education as part of its family-focused approach.
2100 Stella Court, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 252-8402 or (614) 223-1499

Big Brothers Big Sisters Amachi Program

A one-to-one mentoring program that matches children of incarcerated parents with volunteers from the community.
1855 East Dublin-Granville Road, Columbus, OH 43229
(866) 892-2447 or (614) 839-2447

Child Abuse and Neglect Technical Assistance and Strategic Dissemination (CANTASD)

The Child Abuse and Neglect Technical Assistance and Strategic Dissemination Center (CANTASD) offers free resources and learning opportunities to providers engaged in primary and secondary prevention, child protective services and investigation, and multidisciplinary and inter-agency collaborations to promote the safety and well-being of children, youth, and families.
330 C Street, Southwest, Washington, DC 20201