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25 February 2010

Family Services of Western Pennsylvania Transportation Services

Family Services of Western Pennsylvania provides a unique service to families of incarcerated men and women. 

The objective is to maintain and strengthen family relationships with a belief that family members, especially children, need continued contact with their parents, even during incarceration. 

The emphasis is to assist family members to cope with the stressful period when a loved one is incarcerated.

Services Provided:

Low-cost transportation to most State and Federal prisons in Pennsylvania.
Individual and family counseling.
Education about the criminal justice system.
Virtual Visitation allows families to visit with inmates at some state prisons, without leaving Pittsburgh, via video conferencing.
Call 412-661-1670 x 820 for more information about our counseling services
To read the latest Families Outside news click here.

For additional information contact:  412-661-1670, Ext. 682

Posted via email from the Un-Official Southwestern PA Re-Entry Coalition Blog

22 February 2010

From Ebonee C. Avery via Toni Schley:The Call Me MISTER(R) program

The Call Me MISTER® program combines the special strengths and resources of Clemson University with the individualized instructional programs offered by four historically black colleges in South Carolina: Benedict College, Claflin University, Morris College and South Carolina State University. To provide even greater opportunity and access, students have the option of first attending one of our two-year partner colleges before transferring to one of the four-year institutions to complete their baccalaureate degree. In addition, the project has limited enrollment in the middle school Master of Art in Teaching program. Please click on the participating schools on the menu to the left to learn more about these schools' programs.

Good Morning Everyone

Posted via email from the Un-Official Southwestern PA Re-Entry Coalition Blog

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