Kids of Inmates Deserve Support

 

Links

Here is a list of our favorite links for children with incarcerated parents. We hope this list helps you find support for children. If you have suggestions about other sites to include, send e-mail to kidsintheloop@yahoo.com.

Little Children, Big Challenges: Incarceration

Little Children, Big Challenges provides  resources for families with young children as they encounter the difficult changes and transitions that come with a parent's incarceration.


The Ultimate Guide for Protecting Your Child Online

We see news stories about the impact of technology on our everyday lives all the time these days. Many of us started to think about how technology affects us personally. But how many of us have stopped to think about how it affects our children?


 

Children of Incarcerated Parents Bill of Rights

I have the right to be kept safe and sound at the time of my parent's arrest.

I have the right to be heard when decisions are made about me.

I have the right to be considered when decisions are made about my parent

I have the right to be well cared for in my parent's absence.

I have the right to speak with, see, and touch my parent.

I have the right to support as I struggle with my parent's incarceration.

I have the right not to be judged, blamed, or labeled because I have an incarcerated parent.

I have the right to a lifelong relationship with my parent.

 

The complete booklet, Children of Incarcerated Parents: A Bill of Rights, is available in hard copy from Friends Outside, 2540 Pacific Avenue #8, Stockton CA 95204; 209/938-0727.