Time for Change Foundation was featured on Marguerite Casey Foundation’s Equal Voice News in their recent article “Moms Back From Incarceration Are Fighting to Keep Their Children”
Advocates working with formerly incarcerated moms say the criminal justice and social service systems are facing challenges in dealing with real family needs – specifically keeping parents and children together to minimize trauma and build better futures.
Approximately 90 percent of the women at Time for Change have been incarcerated, and the majority of them have lost their children to family members or foster care. Carter knows the psychological impact of those losses is devastating.
“That is another two or three years of therapy because you feel bad for failing your children,” Kim Carter says. “The pain is horrible.”
You can read more in the article here: https://caseygrants.org/evn/moms-back-from-incarceration-are-fighting-to-keep-their-children/