WHAT IS EXTENDED FAMILY?

Extended Family is a 501(c)3 non-profit support system for families of prisoners.
Our Purpose: To show families of prisoners how to successfully adjust to a new way of life. Our Mission: To offer help and inspire hope. 
Our Motto: "We don't have to do their time."

News

January
19
2017

Extended Family at National Peer Professionals Conference

Two Extended Family for Kids Workshops scheduled

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January
19
2017

Extended Family for Kids back in schools

Groups starting Feb. 14 - see your school counselor to sign up.

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Events

National Peer Professionals Conference
  • Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach, AL
  • Feb 2-3, 2017
  • Extended Family for Kids Workshops presented at the 7th Annual National Peer Professionals Conference! Counselors, Mental Health Professionals and Peer Program Coordinators focused on peer-to-peer support programs grades K-12...
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PREA Training
  • Church of the Highlands, Birmingham, AL
  • Feb 11, 2017
  • Alabama Department of Corrections offers free PREA Training, hosted by Church of the Highlands. Anyone entering an Alabama Correctional Facility must complete annual PREA Training. Laure and Jerry Clemons will attend for Exte...
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Going Home Workshop St. Clair
  • St. Clair Correctional Facility, Springville, AL
  • Feb 13, 2017
  • Laure and Jerry Clemons present Going Home workshop for inmates in this correctional facility's re-entry program. Going Home is interactive, educational, and fun. The Clemons' share six lessons they learned for dealing with J...
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Extended Family for Kids
  • Cherokee County, AL Public Schools
  • Feb 14-16, 21-23, 28, 2017; Mar 1-2, 14-16, 21-23, 2017; Apr 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, 25-27, 2017
  • Extended Family for Kids (EFK) is for children with a loved one incarcerated. Nine lessons focus on students choices and behavior. Students experience increased self-esteem, learn how to communicate effectively, and handle an...
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