You Are Not Alone: The Sad Truth about Having a Parent in Prison


This tip sheet focuses on the feelings that go along with having a parent in prison and does a good job of emphasizing that it’s not your fault your parent is in prison. It also has some practical ideas for having contact with your parent and what to expect when a parent is back in the community again.


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Author: Coalition for Children, Youth & Families
Additional Author: Foster Care & Adoption Resource Center
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