WHAT IS EXTENDED FAMILY?

Extended Family is a 501(c)3 non-profit support system for families of prisoners.
Our Purpose: To teach families of prisoners 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

February
06
2018

Childhood trauma can lead to grown-up diseases

Expert discussed the link

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February
05
2018

Extended Family for Kids Training at Peer Program Conference

Learn more about EFK in these introductory workshops

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Events

Extended Family for Kids
  • Cherokee County, AL Public Schools
  • Feb 20-21, 27-28, 2018; Mar 1, 6-8, 13-15, 20-22, 2018; Apr 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, 26, 2018
  • 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...
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Chosen Family Celebration
  • First United Methodist Church Gymnasium, Centre, AL
  • Feb 23, 2018
  • The Chosen Family Celebration is a family engagement service day hosted by Cherokee County Board of Education Federal Programs - Title I. Extended Family for Kids will have an exhibit at this event. Laure Clemons will be avai...
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Going Home Workshop Bibb Co.
  • Bibb County Correctional Facility, Brent, AL
  • Feb 26, 2018
  • 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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Going Home Workshop Donaldson
  • Donaldson Correctional Facility, Bessemer, AL
  • Mar 5, 2018
  • 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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