Children of Incarcerated Parents

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It is estimated that there are more than 105,000 children with a parent serving time in prison or jail in New York State alone.

Childen need help coping with such a life-changing circumstance and their caregivers need guidance in handling these changes and conveying age-appropriate information to the child.

The following are links to several resources available to provide both adults and children with coping strategies and additional emotional resources can help them feel comforted and secure throughout this difficult time.