Extended Family, a support system for families of prisoners
P.O. Box 26, Centre, AL 35960
Office: 256-927-3038 or 256-927-7997
Web Site: www.extendedfamilyhelp.org
If you have a family member in a county jail, state or federal prison, we can help.
Since 2003, Extended Family has been teaching families of prisoners how to successfully adjust to a new way of life. We offer a free, solution-based approach to the prison experience. Answers are at your fingertips. The type of support you want, when you want it.
Resource Database: We are constantly updating this on-line tool with services helpful to families of prisoners. You can find resources right in your own community by visiting www.extendedfamilyhelp.org, or call us at 256-927-7997.
Extended Family for Kids: A curriculum-based program for small groups of children who have a loved one incarcerated. It includes fun, flexible lessons that build self-esteem and communication skills, decrease stress, address anger issues, and increase a student's ability to make good choices. Contact Extended Family at 256-927-7997 to find out how your child can enroll in Extended Family for Kids.
One-to-One Networking Service: When you call Extended Family, 256-927-7997, you talk to another family member of a prisoner who understands what you are going through.
We answer questions about the prison system, visitation, phone calls, and more;Discuss ways of explaining incarceration to children and how to adjust;Connect you with experts around the country;And much more.
Re-Entry Division: To assist families and returning citizens through the transition of re-entry, this Division offers educational programs to help the process of “going home” run smoothly for everyone.
E-Newsletter: Sign up for Extended Family's newsletter at our Web site – www.extendedfamilyhelp.org.
You will get monthly tips on navigating the prison experience, a Resource of the Month, helpful hints from other family members, update on events, and more.