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Learn how to make your incarcerated loved one's bill collectors stop calling you.
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Make Your Locked Up Loved One’s Bill Collectors Stop Calling You

Sometimes if feels like debt collectors will go to the ends of the earth to collect debts. Once someone is incarcerated, the debt collectors will call everyone the incarcerated person ever talked to. If you are a prison father, mother, child or wife– you could be the next person the debt collector harasses. Bill collectors […]

It's time to get you and your family prepared for a prison visit this holiday season to let them know you care.
Prison Visits & Issues

Preparing for a Prison Visit This Holiday Season

  Holidays are tough for everyone, independent of race, finances, location or incarcerations. But you know that if your loved one is incarcerated it is way more difficult than anyone could imagine. Prisoners are often allowed visitors on national holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas. Instead of buying them some expensive gift, it is important […]

Mothers in prison Kids day
Prison Families & Loved Ones

Kids Day Brings Incarcerated Mothers and Their Children Together In Prison Reunion Program

When Utah State Prison’s Timpanogos facility had a Kid’s Day the entire facility was fill of love, life and laughter. The day was aimed toward children visiting their incarcerated mothers. They were able to spend three hours together, playing games, talking and bonding. Many women in the facility had not seen their children for years […]

OITNB Stella Carlin Prison Shower Scene - Recently slammed for her decision to make an LGBTQ donation.
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OITNB Star Ruby Rose Responds to Critics of Her LGBTQ Donation to Hurricane Harvey Victims

Orange Is the New Black star Ruby Rose vowed to make a sizable LGBTQ donation to Hurricane Harvey victims. Now, she’s being criticized because she her donation is specifically for LGBTQ victims. If you have been watching the news at all for the last few weeks you know the devastation Hurricane Harvey caused in Texas. […]

#3 on the List of Top 9 Liked #PrisonDaughter of Instagram Posts for 08.27.2017
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Instagram’s Top 9 Liked #PrisonDaughter Posts 08.27.2017

One of the most difficult things a woman can go through is having a parent in prison. Luckily due to the internet people can easily be brought together. Recently the hashtag ‘#PrisonDaughters’ has gained traction among daughters of inmates. These strong women are constantly uploading seflies and images with the hashtag #PrisonDaughters. The nine most […]

Life Behind Bars Visiting Hours is a documentary about prison visits... when the inside meets the outside.
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Life Behind Bars: Visiting Hours – When the Inside Meets the Outside

No matter how hard you try, you will not be able to understand what life is like behind bars unless you experience it for yourself. However, if you are very curious, one way to understand just a little bit is by watching Susan McGregor’s documentary, ‘Life Behind Bars: Visiting Hours’. This documentary was filmed at […]

Instagram Prison Wives Meme Featuring Rihanna
Prison Wives/Girlfriends

Instagram Prison Wives Use Trending Memes to Laugh Through The Pain

The internet is a vast, wonderful place. There is information on every subject that you could possibly imagine. Recently an Instagram account has come into the spotlight for its popularity among prison wives. This account does not provide information or emotional support like many prison accounts, but instead provides something that many prison wives need […]