Prisoner Resource Directory

Compiled by Christopher Dunn, Anthony Lucero, Gary Norsworthy, Jesse & Beth Michael


ADVOCACY GROUPS

Amnesty International

USA, 5 Penn Plaza, New York, NY 10001 phone: (212) 807-8400 Works for reform and human rights.

PARC Prison Activist Resource Center

PO BOX 70447, OAKLAND, CA 94612   (510)893-4648

Coalition for Prisoners Rights

P.O. Box 1911, Santa Fe, NM 87504 Their paper is called CFPRN. Download newsletter from   http://realcostofprisons.org/coalition.html

CURE (Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants)

P.O. Box 2310, Washington, D.C. 20013 (202) 789-2126. Provides advocacy to bring about prison reform. State chapters. Newsletter also available.

FAMM (Family Against Mandatory Minimums)

1100 H Street NW Suite 1000, Washington, D.C. 20005 (202) 822-6700. A clearinghouse for current sentencing information. Newsletter available.

November Coalition

282 West Astor, Colville, WA 99114. (509) 680-4679. Dedicated to educating the public on prison issues. Re-Entry Tips and Resources for federal prisoners.

U.S. Dept. of Justice, Civil Rights Division

950 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20503 “Report of prisoners’ abuse.” (202) 514-0716

Southern Center for Human Rights

83 Poplar St. NW, Atlanta, GA  30303-2122. Deals with unconstitutional treatment and helps death row prisoners. (404) 0688-1202

Just Detention International

3325 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 340, Los Angeles, CA 90010  Information and advocacy on sexual abuse and exploitation of prisoners (213) 384-1400


AIDS – Hep C – INFORMATION & SUPPORT

Aids In Prison Project Osborne Association

809 Westchester Ave., Bronx, NY 10455. Accepts collect calls from inmates needing help. (800) 344-3314 Tues, Wed, Thurs, 3-8 PM (contacted)

National Prison Hospice Association

11 S. Angell St., #303, Providence, RI 02906. Helps develop programs for the terminally ill. npha@npha.org   (emailed)

National Prevention Information Network

P.O. Box 6003, Rockville, MD 20849-6003. HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis, Gov. Org. free pamphlets, listing of support groups in your area. (301) 562-1098 (contacted)

”One Day at a Time”

Richard H. Rhodes, #05353-018,U.S.P. Leavenworth, P.O. Box 1000, Leavenworth, KS 660448 AIDS newsletter available to prisoners. (contacted) ??

Prisoners with AIDS Rights Advocacy

P.O. Box 2161, Jonesboro, GA 30237 (404) 946-9346. Offers support, referrals, education and political lobbying for prisoners with aids.

Project Inform

273 9th street, San Francisco,CA. 94103  Heath info for HIV and Hepatitis.


ARTISTS & WRITERS

 Fresh Start 4 the Arts

7206 N. 55th Ave., Suite 101, Glendale, AZ 85301  (623)-570-2304

Prisons Foundation

2512 Virginia Ave. NW, Suite 58043, Washington, DC 20037-8043      We publish books and guides by or about inmates   www.prisonsFoundation.org

Ridge Art Association

210 Cypress Gardens Blvd. SW, Winter Haven, FL 233880. Send SASE for contest information

Creativity Held Captive: A Guidebook for Artists Working in Prisons

By Patricia McConnel, Contact Logoria, 352 Cherokee Street, Flagstaff AZ 86001, Phone: 602-288-6749 Book price: $10, which includes shipping.

InsideOUT Writers

Attn: Sandy Gibson, 1212 N. VERMONT AVE. 2ND FLOOR, , Los Angeles, CA 90029.  Directed toward the youth. (323)-871-1866 or 323-660-1866

Southwest Correctional Art Network (SCAN)

Attn: Grady Hillman, 7010 Isabelle Drive, Austin, TX 78752 /

Prisoner Express

127 Anabel Taylor Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY  14853

Newsletter uses inmate writings and art., voice to the free world. Educational & other Programs.

Cell Door Magazine

12200 41.9 ROAD, MANCOS, CO 81328 OR June-Aug.  6 TOLMAN ROAD, PEAKS ISLAND, ME 04108 Shares Inmate writings and art on their web site.

Prison Art Gallery, Safe Streets Arts Foundation

2512 Virginia Ave. NW, Suite 58043 Washington, DC 20037-8043   We Help Create, Show and Sell Prison Art  www.prisonsFoundation.org

PrisonArte.com

PO BOX 1773, Avondale AZ 85323 Www.prisonarte.com    Sells inmate art on web

A Touch of Light

300 Lenora Street #311, Seattle, WA 98121, Phone: 206.245.4937

Justice Arts Coalition (JAC)

PO Box 8261,Silver Spring, MD 20907,
Prisoner, ex-prisoner, displaying art on the web and in shows.


FREE BOOKS FOR PRISONERS

FIRM (Furnishing Inmates Reading Material)

Don Bowman, 7 West Lake Drive, St. Simons Island, GA 31522. They send books/materials to prison chaplains.

Daughters of Destiny

10020 Coconut Rd. STE 138-212, Bonita Springs, FL 34135 (Women’s Support) phone:  (239)301-0188

International Bible Society

1820 Jet Stream Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80921-3696. Free Bible to inmates who write a personal request. SENDS TO CHAPLAIN BY CASE.

Prison Book Project

PO Box 1146, Sharpes, FL 32959-1146, (321) 269-4100  Bibles

Prison Library Project CLAREMONT FORUM

915-CW FOOTHILL BLVD., PMB 128, Claremont, CA 91711-3356, (909) 626-3066 books to prisoners, no religion or legal, RESOURCE LIST. (all states except TX & OR)

Prisoner Literature Project, c/o Bound Together Books

1369 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA 94117,  (510) 749-4160 (no TX inmates)  NO BIBLE, NO LEGAL, NOT RELIGIOUS, 2 TO 4 MO WAIT.

Jesus Loves Me, Jesus Loves Me Ministry

In Care of: Mike Clontz, P.O. Box 2876, Albertville, Alabama 35950. Free Gospel book to prisoners, “Jesus Loves Me” by H.L. Roush. English or Spanish.

Praise Books by Merlin Carothers

free to chaplains: Foundation of Praise, PO Box 2518, Escondido, CA 92033, 760.741.2755 Have chaplain to request books, they need full address and number of inmates in Facility

Love Press

PO Box 1608, Tarpon Springs, FL 34688-1608, (800)282-9905 EXT 2200 Offers books on God, including “Come Unto Me” by Dr. James P. Gills. Inmates can ask their chaplains to order.

Women’s Prison Book Project c/o Boneshaker Books

2002 23rd Ave S. Minneapolis, MN 55404 free reading materials of various topics to women in prison-Pen pals too

Christian Library International

Attn: Kathleen Shaar, Director, 4724 hargroveRd.Ste.100., Raleigh, NC 27616-2802. Books, Bibles, CDs, magazines sent to prison chaplains. 919-790-6987

Harvest Time Books Prison Ministry

PO Box 300, Altamont, TN 37301-0300. Write for list of free books.

Lucy Parsons Center & Book Store Prison Book Program

1306 Hancock St., Ste. 100, Quincy, MA  02169. Free books and Resources. Not to CA, IL, MI, NV, TX

Bible Truth Publishers

PO Box 649, Addison, IL 60101, 630?543?1441 Free Bibles & study materials.

Free Bibles: Christ To Inmates. Rev. Perry Davis

PO BOX 309, Deland Fl. 32721, (386) 734-4383

PORTLAND BOOKS TO PRISONERS

P.O. Box 11222, Portland, OR 97211, free books to prisoners nationwide.

BOOKS TO PRISONERS, c/o Groundwork Books

0323 Student Center, La Jolla, CA 92037  Free books. Serves all states. No religious or legal books.

Books Through Bars

4722 Baltimore Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19143   National list of books to prisoner programs To PA, NJ, DE, NY, VA, WV, MD 215-727-8170

Books to Prisoners

c/o Left Bank Books, 92 Pike Street, Box A, Seattle, WA 98101 no religious or legal

Derek Prince Ministries

PO Box 19501, Charlotte, NC 28219 Books, English & Spanish (800-448-3261)

International Prison Ministry

PO Box 2868, Costa Mesa, CA 92628-2868 Biblical resources, free books


CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS

Blackstone School of Law, Blackstone Career Institute

218 Main Street, P.O. Box 899, Emmaus, PA 18049-0899. Offers a well-known, accredited paralegal program. (610) 967-3323

Crossroad Bible Institute

PO Box 900, Grand Rapids, MI. 49509-0900. 800-668-2450 offers beginner and up Bible studies and personal discipleship. (616) 530-1300

Emmaus Bible Correspondence School

PO Box 1028, Dubugue, IA 52004 offers free Bible courses to prisoners. (563) 585-2070

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOL

Ron Thompson Jail & Prison Ministry

P.O. BOX 618477,ORLANDO, FL 32861 (407) 290-5832

PMI Center for Biblical Studies

PO Box 177, Battle Creek, MI 49016-0177 Programs for degrees and Ordination.  (269) 282-9381

Global University

1211 S. Glenstone Ave., Springfield, Missouri  65804 Offers 3 degrees, Associate, Bachelors, Masters. AOG/Pentecostal (417) 862-9533

Rescue College

1045 Swift Ave., Kansas City, Missouri  64116-4127   Degree in missions. (816) 471-6432

The Distance Education & Training Council

1601 18th Street, N.W, Washington, D.C. 20009 Write for a list of

Office of Correctional Education, U.S. Dept. of Education Saen Addie

400 Maryland Ave. S.W., Washington, DC 20202. Information about educational grants. (202) 245-7374

The Paralegal Institute

c/o Brightton College 8777 Via de Ventura, Suite 300, Scottsdale, AZ 85258, (800) 354-1254 Associate Degree program available. Accredited by the D.E.T.C.

American Bible Academy

P.O. Box 1490 , Joplin, MO 64802-1490 pre-enroll and request free courses by submitting this enrollment form or by writing to:

Citizens United for Rehabilitation Of Errants (CURE) 

P.O. Box 2310 , Washington, DC 20013  Send a self-addressed stamped envelope for  “Piecing Together a College Education Behind Bars”


DEATH PENALTY

Centurion Ministries

1000 Herrontown Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540, (609) 921-0334 helps death row inmates who are actually innocent.

Death Row Support Project

PO Box 600, Liberty Mills, IN 46946 (219)982-7480. Support and pen pals to death row inmates.

Death Penalty Information Center

1015 18th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036 (202) 289-2275

NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Anti-death penalty project.

40 Rector St, ste 704, 5th Floor, NY, NY 10006

National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, NCADP

1620 L. Street NW, , ste 250, Washington, DC 20036  202-331-4090 “The Abolitionist’s Directory” $2 and “Lifelines” bi-monthly newsletter free to prisoners.

ABA  Death Penalty Representation Project,

1050 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036,  (202) 662-1738

Justice Denied Magazine

PO Box 66291, Seattle, WA  98166  Articles and cases innocent DR and Lifers

Cornell Law School , Registrar’s Office

160 Myron Taylor Hall , Ithaca, NY 14853


LEGAL LITIGATION AID & SUPPORT

AFSC,

1501 Cherry St. ,Philadelphia, PA 19102  215-241-7000 “Outlook on Justice” 24 page quarterly magazine. $2 a year for prisoners

The Citebook, Starlite Inc.

P.O. Box 20004, Dept. 34, St Petersburg, FL 33742 (800) 577-2929. Citebook is a 275 page book designed to help the layperson to help themselves in researching their litigation. Total cost is $59.95.

Columbia Human Rights Law Review

435 West 116th Street, New York, NY 10027, phone: (212) 854-1601 Sells the “Jailhouse Lawyers Manual” in English and Spanish, $30 for prisoners.

Georgetown Law Journal

600 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001 (202) 662-9240 Write to see if your state.  Annual Review of Criminal Procedure”, excellent and $25.00 to prisoners. (may have older copy free)

National Lawyers Guild, Prison Law Project

132 Nassau Street, Rm. 922, New York, NY 10038.  A national legal agency helping jailhouse lawyers, Resources. (212) 679-5100   donations

Prison Legal Aid Network

1521 Alton Road, Suite 366, Miami Beach, FL 33139. “Plan” is made up of attorneys and paralegals who provide low-cost legal assistance to those in need throughout the U.S.

Prison Legal News (PLN)

newsletters reports on court decisions affecting prisoners. 12 issues, $30 yr. P.O. Box 1151, 1013 Lucerne Ave, Lake Worth, FL 33460  Phone: 561-360-2523

The Prisoner’s Guide to Survival

PSI Publishing, Inc., 413-B 19th Street #168, Lynden, WA 98264. 700 + pages soft cover edition, by PSI Publishing. It costs $49.95 plus $5 shipping (write first for current information

The National Center for Reason and Justice

POB 191101, Roxbury MA 02119   Supports people who are falsely accused or convicted of crimes against children.

Legal Services for Prisoners with Children

1540 Market St., Suite 490, San Francisco, CA 94102   (CA prisoners) Free Parents manual.


MISCELLANEOUS RESOURCES

Cornerstone Ministries, Inc.

PO Box 1672, Wylie, TX 75098 (972) 475-5789. Contact Chaplain Al Gibbons for free book: From Crime to Christ, a collection of inmate stories.

Aurora Ministries

12108 10th Ave. East, Bradenton, FL 34212  . KJV, NKJV, Audio Bibles to visually impaired.  941-748- 6137

941-748- Chicano Awareness Center

4821 South 24th St, Omaha, NE 68107-2704    educational services.  (402)-733-2720

Indian Life

P.O. Box 32, Pembina, ND 58271 “Indian Life ”bi-monthly publication news from across Native North America. $23.00 for 1-year single copy cost $3.00.  Resources

JEWISH Prisoner Services International

PO Box 85840, Seattle, WA 98145-1840. Tel: Phone: 888-614-3812 Offers support, referrals, guidance, educational and religious programs to Jewish only prisoners.

Mexican-American Legal Defense Education Fund (MALDF)

634  S. Spring Street ,11th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90014  Phone: (213) 629-2512

Native American Prisoners Rehabilitation Research Project

2848 Paddock Lane, Villa Hills, KY 41017 offers services for Native American prisoners.

Innocence Project

40 Worth St., Suite 701, New York, NY 10013. info@innocenceproject.org, 212.364.5340 Contact for information in your state.

Project for Older Prisoners George Washington University Law School

2000 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20052. (Available in  MD,MI,NC,VA, and DC)  202-994-1010

Just Detention, (formerly “Stop Prison Rape”)

3325 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 340, Los Angeles, CA 90010   (213).384.1400 Advocates, counseling resources. Specify state.

The Safer Foundation

PO Box 340, Brandon, VT 05733-0340  (802) 247-3132 Self help material for sex offenders. (cost)

Pure Life Ministries

14 School Street, Dry Ridge, KY 41035 Strengthen faith to overcome sexual sins.    859 824-4444


PUBLICATIONS

“Compassion”

140 W. South Boundary  St.,  Perrysburg, OH. 43551—Publication, Writings by DR inmates and others.  419-874-3441

“Fortune News”

Attn. Inmate Subscriptions, The Fortune Society, 29-76 Northern Blvd, Long Island City, NY  11101. Free to prisoners.  212-691-7554

”Encouraging Hearts Newsletter”, Encouraging hearts ministry

P.O. Box 1126, Owingsville, KY 40360.   info@jongordon.com  904-285-6842

”Fishers of Men Newsletter”, Fishers of Men Prison Ministries

C/O Bethany Church, attn: Lori Mitchell 5403 North Second Street, Loves Park, IL 61111.  815-633-7508

”Heart Of America Prison Ministries Newsletter”

Heart Of America Prison Ministries, P O Box 1685, Independence, MO 64055 (Quarterly).  816-257-1822 (Bibles, Study courses, videos)

”Prison Victory Magazine”

Bikers and race car fans!!! Need donations; Chaplains can order by bulk or subscription,: $13.00  CMI, PO Box 929, Bristow, OK 74010  phone 214-796-1119

Victorious Living Magazine

Correspondence Outreach, PO Box 328, Starke, Fl 32091

“Yard Out”, Prisoners For Christ Outreach Ministries

PO BOX 1530, Woodinville, WA 98072 Great reading! .425-483-4151  www.pfcom.org   request copy, Bible courses, literature for new Believers in Christ (425)483-4151

”Journal of Prisoners on Prisons”

Univ of Toronto Press, 5201 Dufferin Street, Toronto, Ontario, M3H 5T8   costs $15 each issue  plus tax

”Free Grace Broadcaster”

Chapel Library, 2603 W. Wright Street, Pensacola, FL 32505.  48-page quarterly digest.  And other literature 850-434-0058

”Double-Time”

c/o NCDBW, 125 S. 9th St., Suite 302, Philadelphia, PA 19107: Bi-monthly newsletter of National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women (NCDBW). Free to women prisoners.  (800) 903-0111 ext 3

The American Bible Society

101  North Independence Mall East FL8, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2155   Catalog  of publications. Free Bibles.  (215)309-0900

“The Angolite”

Cashier’s Office, Angola State Prison, Angola, LA 70712 A magazine about prisons. ($20.00).

World Challenge

Inc., PO Box 260, Lindale, TX 75771. Publication from David Wilkerson’s Church.U.S. Mennonite, Office of Criminal Justice, Box 500, Akron, PA 17501-0500  Publications that can help. ”Truth for Today”, 111 Robin Hood Dr., Forest City, NC 28043-6189  ( 903)-963-8626  www.worldchallenge.org

U.S. Mennonite, Office of Criminal Justice

Box 500, Akron, PA 17501-0500  Publications that can help.  866-866-2872  call

”Truth for Today”

3450 South Street #6358 , Lafayette, IN 47905-3700

”Cry Justice Now Newspaper”

P.O 197. New Bloomfield, MO 65063  great news paper . Advocates for criminal justice reform and reprints writings by inmates; they let you be heard.  800-228-5284 ” www.cryjusticenow.org

“Seeds From the Sower”

The Guido Evangelistic Association, Inc., 600 N Lewis St, Metter, GA 30439-0508 Daily Devotional, and other literature. (912)-685-2222

”NOOR UL HAQ/Light of Truth”

PO Box 550, Republic, MO 65738-0550. It is a pre-evangelism magazine written in both English and Arabic. It can now be downloaded and printed from www.thelightoftruth.com

”Saved By Grace News” Requests

PO Box 1242, Raymore, MO 64083. Prisoners’ testimonies, poetry, art, more.  816-591-8500  www.avedbygracefellowship.com/ministries.html

Grace & Truth Magazine

210 Chestnut Street, Danville, IL 61832-2699   (217) 442-1120

“Herald of His Coming”

Published monthly by Gospel Revivals, Inc., PO Box 279, Seelyville, IN 47878. Interesting reading!  812-442-6200  www.heraldofhiscoming.com

America’s Christian Newspaper

free Pentecostal, Christian Tabernacle Church,  PO Box  747,  Madisonville,KY 42431


PRE-RELEASE & PAROLE

Altar of Ed Ministries

2800 Ontario Road, NW, suite 506, Washington, DC 20009 (202) 232-0886 If you are in need of help with re-entry, contact Jim Wilder.

AMERICAN Correctional Association, Publications Dept.

206 N. Washington Street, Ste 200, – Alexandria, VA 22314   Phone: (703) 224-0000 Parole planning guide: “As Free as an Eagle” $20,. Sells other self-help books.

Association of Gospel Rescue Missions

7222 Commerce Center Dr, Ste 120, Colorado Springs, CO 80919   (800) 4RESCUE   Residential programs in some cities.

OPEN, Inc.

PO Box 472223 Garland, TX 75047-2223. Sells “99 Days & a Get-Up”, “Man I need a Job!”. $7.95 each. Good helps! $5 shipping charge

“The Salvation Army “

615 Slaters Lane, Alexandria, VA 22313. Have transitional housing in some cities. Magazine “War Cry”.  703-684-5500

”Transition of Prisoners “

Transition of Prisoners, Inc., PO Box 02938, Detroit, MI 48202. Resources & Support.  313-875-3883

”The Missing Link “

PO Box 40031, Cleveland, OH 44140-0031    (216)307-5465-1683 Links troubled youth and adults with life-changing programs including Christian residential programs.

Fair Shake inc.

PO Box 63, Westby, WI 54667 Phone:608-634-6363 608-634- Resources and support for reentry success.

Prison Fellowship

44180 Riverside Parkway, Lansdowne, VA 20176   Resources and support for most cities/states. (800)206-9764

The National Reentry Resource Center

22 Courtland Street, 22nd Floor, NY, NY 10007 Resources for your state.

Exodus House International

7432 Aberdeen Drive, Pass Christian, MS  39571, support for women prisoners


SEEKING GOD & SPIRITUAL TRUTH

Alpha USA 

Jack Cowley National Director Prisons & Re-Entry, P.O. Box 9359 Wichita Falls, TX 76308

American Rehabilitation Ministry (ARM)

PO Box 1490, Joplin, MO 64802-1490 Bible studies and more offered.  417-781-9100

Billy Graham Evang. Assoc.

Christian Guidance Department, BGEA, 2426  1 Billy Graham Pky., Charlotte, NC 28201. Reading  materials.  1-877-247-

Bread of Life

Free booklets and pamphlets for prisoners. Gospel Messenger Service, P.O. Box 331, Lancaster NH 03584 Great reading!!  866-205-4727

Christian Ambassadors

PO Box 62876, Colorado Springs, CO 80962-2876. Discipleship program.  webmaster@christian-ambassadors.org    Newsletters

Good News Publishers

c/o Crossway 1300 Cresent Street, Wheaton, IL 60187.

Inmate Discipler Fellowship

Contact person is Mark Hollis.  5351 Catran Drive, Dallas, TX 75227

Exodus Prison Ministry

PO Box 6363, Lubbock. TX 79493 Bible studies and Bibles, literature. Especially good for new Believers in Christ.   806-791-3673

Mt. Nebo Prison Ministry

PO Box 1848, Gilbert, AZ 85299. offer a 93 page workbook (Fundamentals of Faith) After  completed and mailed back at inmates expense and you pass you receive a soft cover McArthur Study Bible.

Source of Light

1011 Mission Road, Madison, GA 30650. (706) 342-0397 They offer good Bible studies in several languages, including Spanish and French. Free to inmates.

International Prison Broadcasting

PO Box 63, Dallas, TX 75221 Many great writings for spiritual growth.         Info-en@wikimedia.org

Liberty Prison Ministries & Liberty House

PO Box 87, Schwenksville, PA 19473.

Jesus Christ Prison Ministry

P.O. Box 770, Lucerne Valley, CA 92356. “Change Your Life Biblically” Free and other Christian literature, newsletter.   760-248-2828

Mt. Zion Bible Church, Chapel Library

2603 W. Wright Street, Pensacola, FL 32505 “Free Grace Broadcaster,” send for their catalog of tapes and publications-free.  850-434-0058

Open Door Ministry, Gospel Tabernacle

420 Route 6 West, Coudersport, PA 16915 Ask for their writings.       814-274-7573

Piedmont Christian Ministries

PO Box 118, Piedmont, OH 43983 (740) 489-5189 Offer materials to inmates and chaplains, including videos.  (800)858-5402

RBC Ministries

P.O. Box 2222, Grand Rapids, MI 49501 “Our Daily Bread” devotional and other publications.

Salesian Missions

2 Lefevre Lane, New Rochelle, NY 10801-5710   1 Booklet of poetry $2, must order 5

The Bible League

Bible League Plaza, Crete, IL 60417  . 866-885-4636   1 Bibles and Bible studies

United Prison Ministry International

890 CR93, PO Box 8, Verbena, AL 36091 (205) 755-4744 Provides literature, newsletter, and videos. Write to Tony Hall to find out what they have available.  205-755-4744

WELS Special Ministries

PO Box 452, New Ulm, MN 56073. Study Booklets, Lutheran.  507-354-3130

Turning Point, Dr. David Jeremiah

PO Box 3838, San Diego, CA 92163  Daily Devotional “Turning Points”.

World Missionary Press,Inc

PO Box 120 New Paris, IN, 46553-0120   “Help from Above” Scripture booklets and literature in several languages.


SERVICES FOR PRISONERS & THEIR FAMILIES

Center for Children of Incarcerated Parents

PO Box 41-286, Eagle Rock, CA 90041, (626) 449-2470 Provides a clearinghouse that distributes publications and audiovisuals to prisoners. Free ccip@earthlink.net

Broken Yoke Ministries, Inc.

The Grace Place , PO Box 13906. Milwaukee, WI  53213   Ministry to inmates struggling with sexual abuse or homosexuality and seek healing in Christ. Newsletter:   “Wellspring”.

Coalition of Prison Evangelists (COPE)

PO Box 740843 Dallas, TX 75374  Provides referral network for visitation/emergency needs. Links families with local churches, newsletter and ministry directory. (682)292-8009

Family and Corrections Network

93 Old York Road, Suite 1 #510, Jenkintown, PA 19046   215-576-1110 Provides information about programs serving families of prisoners.  fcn@fcnetwork.org

Osborne Association, Serving Prisoners, Former Prisoners and their Families

175 Remsen Street, Ste 800,  Brooklyn, NY 11201. (718)637-6560

The Keys Ministry

C/O Karen Hart, 1014 G Street, Fairbury, NE 68350-2020  (402)300-1295 Support, help for someone wanting to overcome homosexual life style

Hoshia Inmate Ministry (Messianic Jews)

Messianic pen pals  6304 Beltline Road, Dallas, TX 75254-7867

Narcotics Anonymous, World Service Office

Inc., free material.   19737 Nordhoff Place, Chatsworth, CA 91311

Reaching Beyond The Walls

Michael Burts, PO Box 6905, Rutland, VT 05702-6905. Pen Pal web site, connections, newsletter, more.  802-773-4029

*LOOPS (Love Ones of Prisoners  Reaching Beyond The Walls)

P.O. Box 14953,  Odessa, TX 79768 We are told that this is a good organization for families.

Yokefellow  Prison Ministry

NC Inc., 1001 Reynolda Rd., Winston-Salem, NC  27104  support

Gene Neill World Wide Prison Ministry

P.O. Box 3009, Lake Placid, FL 33862   good to help prisoners, offers a very good book called “I’m Gonna Bury You” by Gene Neill, an ex-prisoner. newsletter

Prison Fellowship

44180 Riversice Parkway, Lansdowne, VA 20176 “Insider Newsletter” sent to chaplains

Angel Tree. Prison Fellowship

44180 Riverside,  Parkway, Lansdowne, VA 2016   . Provides Christmas gifts and summer camp for children of prisoners.  1-800-552-6435/ 206-9764  www.prisonfellowship.org/contact/

Broken Vessel Ministries

P.O. Box 64338, Lubbock, TX 79464-4338  Help for sexual offenders 313-868-1482

Pure Life Ministries

14 School St., Dry Ridge, KY 41035 support to overcome sexual issues- ask for free catalog, small fee for books offered, (free materials to chaplains)

Set My Way Free Ministries

221 North Hogan Street No. 141, Jacksonville, FL 32202   research, legal work  fee.

The Prison Ministry of CRU, Campus Crusade for Christ

Ron Dooley, Prison Ministry, PO Box 489, Shartsburg, GA  30277 prison.ministry@cru.org

Your Cry Has Been Heard by Beth Michael

284 page book, special collection of writings, many by inmates, former offenders, ministers to hurting people –  now available from CBD,PO Box 7000, Peabody, MA 01961, give stock #93570X)

Christian Pen Pals/Pen Pal Connection

Jesse & Beth Michael, P.O. Box 11296, Hickory, NC 28603

Jesse & Beth Michael, Executive Directors

Christian Pen Pals / Pen Pal Connection

http://www.christian-penpals.com

Member of International Network of Prison Ministries: www.PrisonMinistry.net/cpp

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