Press Releases

November 8, 2023 The Need for Extended Family in Every Community

November 1, 2023 Extended Leadership Academy Motto “Lead Yourself”

October 25, 2023 Become Involved with an Extended Family Group Near You!

October 18, 2023 Extended Family Partners with Etowah County School Counselors / Staff to Bring Extended Family for Kids to Students

October 11, 2023 Extended Family Help Make “Going Home” a Smooth Transition for Returning Citizens

October 4, 2023 Extended Family Completes Annual School Safety Training

September 27, 2023 Extended Family Works with Exchange Club CAP Center to Bring Extended Family for Kids Programs to Children in Birmingham

September 20,2023 2022-23 Impact Surveys Measure the Success of Extended Family Programs

September 13, 2023 Extended Family has Three Goals for our Programs

September 6, 2023 The Need for Extended Family Programs in Every Community in the Nation

August 30, 2023 Enrollment is Now Open for Extended Leadership Academy

August 23, 2023 Extended Family Brings Light to Children and Families of the Incarcerated 

August 16,2023 Extended Family Continues to Help Children Through Extended Family for Kids (EFK) Program Leader Training

August 9, 2023 Extended Family is Excited to Have Received a Walmart Giving Grant!

August 2, 2023 Extended Family Wants to Meet You!

July 26, 2023 Alabama Department of Corrections Hosts Extended Family for Kids Program Leader Training

July 19, 2023 Extended Family Completes the First Virtual Summer Extended Family for Kids Program

July 12, 2023 Extended Family’s Purpose is to “Teach Family Members of Prisoners to Successfully Adjust to a New Way of Life”

July 5, 2023 Extended Family Plans for the 2023-2024 School Year

June 29, 2023 Extended Family Receives Grant to Offer Extended Family for Kids Programs in Six Etowah County Schools

June 21, 2023 Extended Family Helps Returning Citizens Navigate the Challenges of Re-entry


Extended Family is a community-based, 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.”

Extended Family Founder, Executive Director, Laure Clemons