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How CCCIP Started

"Children of incarcerated parents are an often forgotten, invisible or ignored victim of the criminal justice system."

Breaking the Silence: Dialogue on Children of Incarcerated Parents Report 

Community Resources & Service Providers

We Got Us Now - A National Advocacy Organization Built by, Led by and About Children of Incarcerated Parents (USA)

Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Legislation & Child Rights

Submission to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child: A Response to Canada’s Fifth and Sixth Reports on the Convention on the Rights of the Child: Regarding Children of Incarcerated Parents in Canada - Canadian Friends Service Committee

Beyond Neglected Event Report - Child Welfare League of Canada

It s Time to Act: Council of Europe Recommendation CM/Rec(2018)5 on children with imprisoned 

parents - Children of Prisoners Europe (COPE) 

Resources for Children/Youth

Children’s Books on Parental Incarceration: Book Reviews by Aislinn Gallivan

Resources for children by the Canadian Families and Corrections Network

Are you looking for more resources for children and/or youth? Go to our 'For Children & Youth' page for information about resources for children/youth, services available, and more.


Everyone in San Francisco Has Something to Say About Chesa Boudin A wave of discontent crashes on a progressive prosecutor. - New York Magazine

From the Mother of an Incarcerated Son - The New Yorker


Research & Academic Resources

Standards and Norms