Canadian Families and Corrections Network

Contact Information
Toll Free Phone English 1-888-371-2326 ; French 1-877-875-1285
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Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established December 16, 1992
Primary Executive Louise Leonardi, Executive Director
Funding Provincial ; Federal ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 875428062 RR0001
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Canadian charity that focuses on strengthening the quality of family relationships of federal or provincial prisoners during and after incarceration through a free information and referral service * sponsors workshops and training on restorative justice and effective service delivery to families affected by incarceration and reintegration (FAIR) as well as policy and program development assistance
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Individuals with a family member in a federal or provincial correctional institution * membership not required for families affected by incarcerations to access services
Application Visit the website or call the toll-free number
Languages English ; French
Fees Membership - optional ; Method(s) of Payment Accepted - cheque, online payment through website
Site Information
Located In Community Kingston
Address & Map
Kingston, ON
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Mailing Address PO Box 35040 
Kingston, ON K7L 5S5
Physical Access Not Applicable
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Families/Friends of Inmates/Ex-Offenders
Other Details
Resources * Waiting at the Gate: Families, Corrections and Restorative Justice 
* Time Together: A Survival Guide for Families and Friends Visiting in Canadian Prisons 
* Directory of Canadian Organizations Providing Services to the Families of Adult Offenders 
* One Day at a Time: A Strategic Approach and Policy Document to Address the Needs of Families of Offenders  
* One Step at a Time: Reshaping Life Following Crime Within the Family  
* Jeffery Goes to Jail: A story of a child visiting his father  
* A New Time: A toolkit for families of women offenders preparing to reintegrate into their family and community 
* Time's Up: A reintegration toolkit for families who want to plan for successful family reintegration following incarceration 
* Coping Over Time: Suggestions and advice from family members on how to cope with having a loved one in custody 
* Building on your Supportive Relationship Network: How to work on friendships and relationships that matter

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