Additional Resources

Links are divided into the following categories:

• Criminal Justice (Non-Governmental)
• Criminal Justice (Governmental)
• Child Welfare and Children of Incarcerated Parents
• Employment
• Health and HIV/AIDS
• Substance Abuse and Drug Policy
• Housing
• Other Resources

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Criminal Justice (Non-Governmental)

American Society of Criminology
Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law
CASES
Center for Community Alternatives
Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers (CLAIM)
The Correctional Association of New York
Criminal Justice/Mental Health Consensus Project
Developing Justice Program at the Fifth Avenue Committee
Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM)
Family and Corrections Network
Family Justice Center Alliance
Fortune Society
Justice Policy Institute
Justice Works
Osborne Association
Our Place DC
National Reentry Resource Center
Reentry.net
The Sentencing Project
U.S. Justice Fund at the Open Society Institute (OSI)
Vera Institute of Justice
Western Prison Project

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Criminal Justice (Governmental)

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Department Of Justice Homepage (DOJ)
Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)
National Institute of Corrections (NIC)
National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
New York City Department of Correction (DOC)
New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS)
New York State Department of Correctional Services (DOCS)
New York State Division of Probation and Correctional Alternatives (DPCA)
U.S. Sentencing Commission

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Child Welfare and Children of Incarcerated Parents

Annie E. Casey Foundation
Center for Court Innovation
Child Welfare League of America
CLAIM (Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers)
Federal Resource Center for Children of Prisoners
Legal Information for Families Today
New York State Office of Children and Family Services

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Employment

Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO)
National HIRE Network
New York State Department of Labor
U.S. Department of Labor

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Health and HIV/AIDS

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC)
New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)
New York State AIDS Coalition (NYAC)
New York State Department of Health (DOH)
New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH)
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

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Substance Abuse and Drug Policy

Break the Chains
Drug Policy Alliance
National GAINS Center
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
New York Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

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Housing

Common Ground Community
Corporation for Supportive Housing
NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS)
U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

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Other Resources

Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)
National Governors Association
Council on State Governments
League of United Latin American Citizens
Legal Action Center
Legal Momentum
Southern Center for Human Rights
Urban Institute

Connections: A Guide for Formerly Incarcerated Individuals

Criminal history and background checks: A look at how criminal records can affect access to jobs, housing, and higher education

Translating Justice: A Spanish Glossary for New York City: An English-to-Spanish language resource for interpreters and bilingual staff in New York City’s courts, justice agencies, and nonprofit organizations from the Vera Institute for Justice.

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