Resources for Returning Citizens and Their Families

Written by Melanie G. Snyder on Tuesday - August 28, 2012.

The Lancaster County RMO is pleased to offer these resources for returning citizens and their families, as well as for professionals and others who work with them:

Self Sufficiency Reference Guide: a guide to social service agencies, supportive services, free community meals, and other resources that can be helpful to individuals and families in the areas of housing, transportation, financial matters, parenting, health care, mental health, food, clothing, employment, education and other areas. Published in partnership with United Way of Lancaster County

How to Explain Jails and Prisons to Children: A Caregivers Guide - this guide provides tips for caregivers and parents to answer children's questions about having a parent in prison or jail, how to support the child and the incarcerated parent, tips for visitation and letter writing between parent and child, and other essential information to support families through this difficult situation. Published in partnership with Children of Incarcerated Parents Network of Lancaster County.

Job Search Checklist: a guide to the essential steps involved in searching for employment, especially for those who may have little to no prior employment experience. Produced by the Employment Action Team of the Lancaster County Coalition to End Homelessness.

Job Search Checklist - Forms of Identification Required for Employment: Exhibit 1 of the Job Search Checklist

 

PA Report on Children of Incarcerated Parents – Part 5 - Recommendations: Reentry & Reunification

on Tuesday - August 14, 2012.

The "Effects of Parental Incarceration on Children" report examined and made recommendations in four key areas in which children are impacted:

Arrests and Judicial Proceedings

Caregiver and Support Services

Family and Corrections Interaction

Reentry and Reunification

Here are the committee's recommendations related to Reentry and Reunification:

PA Report on Children of Incarcerated Parents – Part 4 - Recommendations: Family and Corrections Interaction

on Thursday - August 09, 2012.

The "Effects of Parental Incarceration on Children" report examined and made recommendations in four key areas in which children are impacted:

Arrests and Judicial Proceedings

Caregiver and Support Services

Family and Corrections Interaction

Reentry and Reunification

Here are the committee's recommendations related to Family and Corrections Interaction:

PA Report on Children of Incarcerated Parents – Part 3 - Recommendations: Caregiver and Support Services

on Tuesday - August 07, 2012.

The "Effects of Parental Incarceration on Children" report examined and made recommendations in four key areas in which children are impacted:

Arrests and Judicial Proceedings

Caregiver and Support Services

Family and Corrections Interaction

Reentry and Reunification

Here are the committee's recommendations related to Caregiver and Support Services:

PA Report on Children of Incarcerated Parents – Part 2 - Recommendations: Arrests & Judicial

on Thursday - August 02, 2012.

The PA statewide "Effects of Parental Incarceration on Children" report examined and made recommendations in four key areas in which children are impacted:

  • Arrests and Judicial Proceedings
  • Caregiver and Support Services
  • Family and Corrections Interaction
  • Reentry and Reunification

Here are the committee's recommendations related to Arrests & Judicial Proceedings . . .