Incarcerated Mothers Programs

The Incarcerated Mother Program supports families affected by incarceration through the separation from and reunification with a parent. Some of the services provided to the families are educational advocacy for children, public assistance advocacy and advocacy for housing assistance benefits for the family. The program also provides referrals to a variety of services, including individual and family counseling as well as substance abuse. IMP collaborates with on-site providers for referrals to domestic violence counseling and child play therapy. The program offers supportive groups for adolescents and grandparents. IMP welcomes walk-in appointments in addition to referrals from other service providers including hospitals and schools.

Program Population: 

Women for East Harlem and Roosevelt Island, families in all 5 boroughs dealing with incarceration issues, women with children.

Program Capacity: 

54 women at any given time; 120 women per year.

Program Funding Source: 

Primarily Administration for Children Services

Address1: 
151 Lawrence Street
Address2: 
5th Floor
City: 
Brooklyn
State: 
New York
Zipcode: 
11201
Agency Name: 
Edward Gould Services for Children and Families