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Child Friendly Visitation Program at the Hennepin County Adult Corrections Facility

Award Information

Awardee
Award #
15PBJA-21-GG-03276-FAMI
Location
Awardee County
Hennepin
Congressional District
Status
Awarded, but not yet accepted
Funding First Awarded
2021
Total funding (to date)
$350,000

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2021, $350,000)

The Hennepin County Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation, in collaboration with its program partners, will implement a child friendly visitation program at its Adult Corrections Facility (ACF), including the creation of policies and security protocols. This project will: (1) create and enhance a parenting program to educate incarcerated parents and support the families of incarcerated parents, (2) hire and train key staff by integrating the Model Practices for Parents in Prisons and Jails into routine operations, and (3) inform the capital project plan and design of the visitation facility by incorporating research and best practices.

Date Created: November 23, 2021