Links to Other Prison-Related Sites
AVP Massachusetts – This is the web site of the Massachusetts organization of the Alternatives to Violence Project.
Criminal Justice Policy Coalition – Massachusetts advocacy group supporting prison reform.
Department of Correction (Mass) – Main D.O.C. Web site. Information on State correctional facilities (addresses, phone numbers, mission), and much more.
Lionheart Foundation – This is Robin Casarjian’s nonprofit that supports Emotional Awareness in Prisons and for youth at risk.
Middlesex County Prison Coordinating Committee – a support group providing services for the Billerica House of Correction and Cambridge Jail.
NEADS Puppy Training – inmates train puppies in discipline and skills needed to become helpers and companions to disabled people.
Partakers – a Massachusetts Prison advocacy group that recruits volunteers, advocates for prison reform and connects faith communities and inmates to support College behind bars.
Prison Book Program – Boston group collecting and distributing books to inmates in Massachusetts prisons.
Resources for Teaching Emotional Literacy in Prisons – Houses of Healing Resources. A forum for sharing materials and resources for teaching Emotional Literacy in prisons.
Venturing Out – teaching entrepreneurship skills behind the walls in Massachusetts prisons.
Narcotics Anonymous – NA offers recovery from the effects of addiction through working a twelve-step program. A global, community-based organization, its group atmosphere provides help from peers and offers an ongoing support network.