Contact Information

NRCCFI at Rutgers–Camden 405-7 Cooper Street
Room 103
Camden, New Jersey 08102
Phone: (856) 225-2718
nrccfi@camden.rutgers.edu

New & Notable

Welcome to Our New Site!

Welcome to the new National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated at Rutgers University–Camden. The center, which began as the Federal Resource Center on Children of Prisoners in the 1990s, joined forces with the Family and Corrections Network in 2003 creating the oldest and largest organization to focus on justice involved families in the US. ... Read more ...

The Obama Administration Looks Closely at Children of Incarcerated Parents

In June 2013, the White House held a Champions of Change event honoring 12 individuals who have devoted their careers to helping children of incarcerated parents and their families, including NRCCFI Director Ann Adalist-Estrin. Announced at the event were several other Federal government initiatives focused on providing support to children with parents in prison or jail and their ... Read more ...

Sesame Street Initiative: “Little Children, Big Challenges: Incarceration”

Nearly 2.7 million children have an incarcerated parent, yet few resources exist to help the youngest of these children. To meet this need, Sesame Street created its “Little Children, Big Challenges: Incarceration” Initiative, which includes multimedia, bilingual (English/Spanish) materials to help young children (ages 3-8) of incarcerated parents, their families and caregivers, and the range ... Read more ...

New Resource: Video on Caregivers

Part of the Echoes of Incarceration Project, young filmmakers with incarcerated parents set out to understand some of the hidden consequences of our nations approach to imprisonment.  In this first film, the crew journeyed to understand their childhoods being brought up by grandparents, and by extension, the issues caregivers face when raising a child with ... Read more ...

Project SEEK

Researcher will revisit Project S.E.E.K. (Services to Enable and Empower Kids), the country’s only comprehensive program and longitudinal study on children of incarcerated parents. Funded by the Ruth Mott Foundation, a team in Michigan led by Carol F. Burton in partnership with the Michigan Public health Institute will conduct a small exploratory study that will include interviews.

Justice Strategies: New Children of Incarcerated Parents Blog

The Children of Incarcerated Parents blog is the first national blog dedicated to exploring the impact of parental incarceration on children and families. There are an estimated two million minor children in the United States who have an incarcerated parent. The incarceration of parents not only has a devastating and damaging impact on children, but it also affects their caregivers ... Read more ...

Rutgers University–Camden, NJ Offers College Credit Course on Children of the Incarcerated

Rutgers University–Camden, NJ offers some of the first college credit courses on Children of the Incarcerated in the Country Courses on Children and Families of the Incarcerated are offered for Summer and Fall 2014 with an On-Line Course being developed for Spring 2015. These course provides a framework for understanding and responding to the needs ... Read more ...

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Incarcerated Fathers Library

Resources for Fathers Behind Bars and Those Working with Them

These PDFs are in the process of being updated and do not yet reflect our updated contact information, which is as follows:

NRCCFI at Rutgers–Camden
405-7 Cooper Street
Room 103
Camden, New Jersey 08102
Phone: 856-225-2718

Pamphlets

#1 – A Fathers Story by Michael Carlin PDF
#2 – Almost 1.5 Million Children – U.S. Department of Justice Report PDF
#3 – Child Support Enforcement PDF
#4 – Long Distance Dads by Randell D. Turner PDF
#5 – National Resources  
#6 – Preparing a Child for a Prison Visit: Assisting Families of Inmates, Inc. PDF
#7 – Prisoner Child Support – Broke But Not Deadbeat by Dana Reichert PDF
#8 – Statewide Fatherhood Programs PDF
#9 – Telling the children by Lloyd Withers PDF
#10 – Tips from a Father in Prison by Michael Carlin PDF

Additional Materials on Incarcerated Fathers

How to order printed copies of The Incarcerated Fathers Library

A printed set of the full Library (ten pamphlets) can be ordered for $15.00, plus shipping.


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