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Family Resource Guide

Family Resource Guide 2022

1. Childcare Resources
2. Clothing Resources
3. Community Shelter Resources
4. Counseling and Support Groups
5. Education and Job Services for Adults
6. Food Pantries and Resources
7. Hotlines
8. Housing Support
9. Mentorship for Adults
10. Mentorship for Children
11. Reentry Programs
12. Recovery Resources
13. Resources for Baby Items

Do you have a loved one in prison? (Revised June 7, 2023)

Lancaster County Prison Information

Visitation Information

Inmate Locator

Contacting Inmates Inmate Digital Mail: All personal inmate mail will be scanned and sent digitally to the kiosks/tablets on the housing units.

Inmate Finances

Commitment, Intake and Classification Information

Other Resources

Promising Practices for Strengthening Families Affected by Parental Incarceration

Van Jones: How Prisons Hurt Communities

Children of Prisoners Library
The CPL provides free information sheets designed for people serving children of prisoners and their caregivers. Topics include Facts & Issues, Materials for Caregivers, and Materials for Health Care Providers.

Sesame Street Videos and Activities for Kids
Little Children, Big Challenge provides much-needed resources for families with young children as they encounter the difficult changes and transitions that come with a parent's incarceration.

Search the Pennsylvania 2-1-1 Database
Have a need and can't figure out where to get help? Call 2-1-1 or search the online database for Lancaster County.

Children of Incarcerated Parents: A Bill of Rights
Ambassadors for Hope believes all children have these rights and advocate for these rights. Created by the San Francisco Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership.

National Resource Center of Children and Families of the Incarcerated
The mission of the National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated at Rutgers Camden is to raise awareness about the needs and concerns of the children of the incarcerated and their families