Informational Handbooks

The Louisiana Department of Public Safety & Corrections, with the help of many organizations, creates handbooks to offer advice on navigating the difficulties associated with having a friend or family member who is incarcerated.  

Informational Handbook for Friends and Families of People in Prison

Incarceration is difficult for people in prison and also for their families and friends. View the Informational Handbook for Friends & Families of People in Prison, created by the Louisiana Department of Public Safety & Corrections, for basic information that affects you and your loved one.

Informational Handbook for Caregivers of Children with Imprisoned Parents

The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections worked with the New Orleans-based organization Daughters Beyond Incarceration, The Correctional Education Association – Wisconsin, The National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated, and The Osborne Association of New York to put together a wonderful resource for caregivers of children with imprisoned parents.