Hour Children provides practical, comprehensive services to incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women and their families.
Community-based programs include: transitional and permanent supportive housing; a comprehensive employment training and placement program
; case management and therapeutic services; pre- and post-release adult mentoring; mentoring for children with incarcerated parents
; child care
that includes a fully-licensed daycare center and an after-school program that free women so that they can go to work or school, two thrift shops; and a community food pantry. In-prison programming (varies by locale) include: transportation and visitation services; parenting education; mental health support for women, children and families; a Teen Program; advocacy; and a residential Nursery unit.
36-11 12th St. – Long Island City, NY 11106
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Hour Children’s mission is to help incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women and their children successfully rejoin the community, reunify with their families, and build healthy, independent, and secure lives. To accomplish this, Hour Children provides compassionate and comprehensive services and encourages all to live and interact with dignity and respect.