Children of Incarcerated Parents

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National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated

This website provides a range of information and resources to assist children and families of the incarcerated, including:

  • research publications,
  • training materials,
  • fact sheets,
  • frequently asked questions documents,
  • and more.

National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated

This website provides a range of information and resources to assist children and families of the incarcerated, including:

  • research publications,
  • training materials,
  • fact sheets,
  • frequently asked questions documents,
  • and more.

Report: Parental Incarceration and Children in Nonparental Care

This brief compares children in nonparental care as a result of parental incarceration with those who experienced parental incarceration but not as a reason for nonparental care, and those with no experience of parental incarceration.

Resource: Attachment Behaviors in Children with Incarcerated Fathers

This podcast describes a new study on attachment in children who have an incarcerated father and discusses some of the factors that may lead to differences in children’s attachment behaviors.

Report: Multi-Site Family Study on Incarceration, Parenting, and Partnering: Earnings and Child Support Participation Among Reentering Fathers

This brief presents findings on pre- and post-incarceration wages and child support participation among men who were part of the Multi-Site Family Study on Incarceration, Parenting, and Partnering.