This fact sheet presents data on parents as prisoners, the affect this has on the children and how foster care plays a role.
How parental incarceration affects the kids left behind.
What role foster care plays once mom or dad go to prison.
The truth about incarcerated parents and the prison population.
Children of incarcerated mothers are 4 times more liked to stay in foster care than those whose moms are not locked up.
Black kids are 9 times more likely to have a parent in prison than white kids.
Most police forces don’t know what to do with kids when a parent is arrested.