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Donations funds will be utilized to establish our scholarship program at UConn for students who have had a close family member incarcerated. You can send donations through the website or by check.
Connecticut Becomes First State to Provide Free Calls from Prison
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signed a bill on Wednesday that makes phone calls from prisons free for incarcerated people and their loved ones. Connecticut is the first state to do so.
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Children with Incarcerated Parents
We strategically work to improve the quality of supports for children with incarcerated parents by using the various data and knowledge it gains to inform public policy and practice.
COVID-19 Update
During the state's response to COVID-19, and the CTDOCs' temporary stop to visits at correctional facilities, CTDOC is offering each incarcerated individual 8 free phone calls a month. The free calls are uploaded automatically each month by Securus. To use the free calls, an incarcerated person would follow the same process that they would when making calls that their family/friends have paid for. The first 8 calls each month will be free during this temporary stop to visits.
Children with Incarcerated
Parents Initiative (CTCIP)
Did you know?

1 in 14 U.S. children have had a parent who lives with them go to jail or prison.

That is more than 1 million children.
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Scholarships for
CIP students
Children with Incarcerated Parents (CIP)
Scholarship for UCONN Students
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Youth Voice

The CIP Initiative seeks to improve the quality of supports for children with incarcerated parents by using the various data and knowledge it gains to inform public policy and practice.

Children

Having a parent or other loved one in prison can be really hard and confusing. On the Children's Page, you will find information on prison, definitions to words you may have heard or seen, and answers to questions you might have.

Adults

Friends and family can play a vital role in easing the strain of having a loved one in prison. On the Adults pages, we provide information that may support you, as you seek to support them.

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