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
12
2020

Lawyers Invest in Communities through Grants to Local Organizations

Extended Family awarded 2020 ACJF Grant

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January
03
2020

Morgan County Superintendent attends EFK Leader Training

Counselors trained to lead Extended Family for Kids

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Events

Extended Family for Kids
  • Cherokee County, AL Public Schools
  • Feb 25-27, 2020; Mar 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, 31, 2020; Apr 1-2, 7-9, 14-16, 21-23, 28-29, 2020
  • 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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Extended Leadership Academy
  • Sand Rock, Cedar Bluff, Centre Middle, and Spring Garden Schools, Alabama
  • Mar 3, 5, 17, 19, 31, 2020
  • Extended Leadership Academy is an 18 Lesson Program for students who have previously completed Extended Family for Kids. Lessons in personal leadership cover the areas of Job Readiness, Health and Communication.
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Cherokee County Schools Family Engagement Event
  • First United Methodist Church, 341 West Main Street, Centre, AL 35960
  • Mar 13, 2020
  • Extended Family will participate in this county-wide event for Cherokee County, AL parents and guardians. The theme this year is "Keeping Our Kids Safe". Extended Family staff will be there to answer questions about EFK progr…
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