Resources for families impacted by incarceration and those who work with them.
"Little House with a Big Heart"
The mission of Agape House is to provide affordable overnight lodging to families of offenders.
Agape House of Vandalia
206 S. Walnut Street
(Vandalia is 16 miles west of Bowling Green on Highway 54)
Vandalia, Missouri 63382
Agape House of Jefferson City
810 E High Street
Jefferson City, Missouri 65101
- Incarcerated Fathers Reaching Outside (PDF)
Discusses issues about male offenders' relationships with their families, and children's emotional, developmental, and behavioral responses to the parent being incarcerated based on age
- Why Maintain Relationships (PDF)
Information about maintaining children's relationships with their incarcerated parents, and the effects and benefits of doing so
Missouri Contact: Tammy Gillespie email@example.com
National Contact: Lynna Lawson firstname.lastname@example.org
The 4-H LIFE program is supported by University of Missouri Extension, the Children, Youth and Families at Risk (CYFAR) Initiative, the Missouri Children's Trust Fund, the National 4-H Council and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Program.