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 parentschild 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.