This class helped me take steps to improve myself and I learned how to connect with my children to make sure that they never end up in a place like this.IOD Participant
What better way to prepare for your future than by understanding, learning from and overcoming the trials of your past?
is for incarcerated fathers and works to bridge the gap between the inmate father and his children.
We've build this as
a partnership effort with counties in Virginia, prisons and rehabilitation organizations to form a multifaceted approach to make a real impact.
It can also be
an eye-opening experience when inmate dads deal with their pasts in order to discover their futures—and the possibility that they can parent differently from their own, often absent, fathers.
It's based on
a strong desire to help families and fathers heal from the inside out, and from the realization that problems need to be fixed at the source – not band-aided after the next generation is already effected.