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


#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

  • Bringing Family Literacy to Incarcerated Settings: An Instructional Guide
  • Every Door Closed: Barriers Facing Parents with Criminal Records (Executive Summary)
  • Constructing and Coping With Incarceration and Re-Entry: Perspectives From the Field.  Summary of Roundtable at NCOFF, November 2001.
  • FCN REPORT #20 – Fatherhood
  • How to Explain Jail and Prison to Children – Oregon DOC Booklet
  • Incarcerated Parents Materials at Center for Policy Research
  • Teaching Parenting Skills To Incarcerated Fathers