Resource Directory

AFS Family Skills Institute

Offering a number of self-help courses to inmates and some classes for college credit. This organization also offers mental health evaluations for inmates seeking benefits from the Social Security Administration. Inmates are given special rates on all products and services.

Aglow Prison Ministry

A Web Page developed for you. It will give new meaning to the fact that we are called a "Network of Caring Women." Send us a report about your ministry and what God is doing in your Prisons and Jails and in Your Aftercare Programs.


Aleph serves Jewish prisoners and their families by regularly providing professional services to nearly 4,000 men and women in federal and state prisons across the country and their approximately 25,000 spouses, children and parents left behind.

Altar of Ed Ministry

The Altar of Ed Ministry bridges the gap between Prison ministry and the local church.

American Bible Academy

The American Bible Academy is one of America's largest Bible correspondence programs. A.B.A. provides free commercial-quality, 120 page textbooks to inmates and an inmate's legally recognized spouse.

American Bible Academy

Provides free 120-pages Bible correspondence courses to any inmate (and an inmate's legally recognized spouse) residing in the United States. They also provide 7 English and 5 Spanish courses for inmates. Information available on this site in English, Spanish, Russian and German.

American Indian Religious Rights Foundation

The American Indian Religious Rights Foundation is a non-profit organization working to represent American Indian prisoners. Our objective is to build a public foundation of support to secure and protect the religious rights and spiritual needs of incarcerated Native Americans.

American Rehabilitation Ministries

American Rehabilitation Ministries is an ARM of the church to bring the good news of salvation to those in prison. A.R.M. ministers to more than 1.2 million people who are incarcerated in America's 1,500 state and federal prisons, and an additional half-million inmates who occupy our nation's 3,200 jails.

Becket Fund

Prisoners are at the mercy of prison guards and wardens in all aspects of their daily lives, including how and when (and even if) they worship, pray, or otherwise observe the precepts of their faith. The Becket Fund works to achieve an equitable balance between the legitimate need of correctional institutions to maintain the security of their facilities, and the fundamental human right to religious exercise enjoyed by every human person.

Bible Believers Fellowship

Bible Believers Fellowship, Inc. is not a church but a nondenominational, nonprofit, nationwide Christian prison ministry.

Billy Graham Evangelistic Association

BGEA exists to support the evangelistic ministry and calling of Mr. Graham to take the message of Christ to all we can be every prudent means available to us.

BJC for Religious Liberty

Article dated March 22, 2005 titled "Supreme Court hears arguments on inmate religious rights: "The U.S. Supreme Court weighing the question of whether a federal law designed to protect prisoners' religious freedom goes too far.

Break Point

BreakPoint is a program of The Wilberforce Forum, a division of Prison Fellowship. Our mission is to develop and communicate Christian worldview messages that offer a critique of contemporary culture and encourage and equip the church to think and live Christianly.

Bringing Light Inside

We are a prison prayer ministry group who will respond to specific prayer requests with a handwritten personal prayer card. This service is free of charge, all we ask is that the recipient 'pays it forward' and we will enclose a blank prayer form for the recipient to either submit a prayer request, or to give the prayer request form to someone who might need it.

Broken Vessel Ministries, Inc.

Broken Vessel Ministries, Inc is an Inter-Denominational Worldwide Outreach Ministry that deals with "hardcore or heavyweight" sexual issues. Created in 1996 by Chaplain, Dr. Elvira C. Zee-Handley N.D., M.HBroken Vessel MInistries, Inc. gives away everything in order to help sexual abusers, sexual offenders and sexual predators find their way. Her prison ministry has shipped thousands of bibles, religious tracts and books telling that there is another way to be and live.We offer the worlds only 24/7 free prayerline created specifically for sexual abusers, sexual offenders and sexual predators.

Buddhist Prison Chaplaincy Organization

The Buddhist Prison Chaplaincy Organization's objective is to make available facilities for the teaching and practice of Buddhism in Her Majesty's Prisons and other places of lawful detention or custody.

Calvary Commission

We are an international missions sending organization dedicated to the equipping and building of the church around the world. We offer training and the opportunity for service abroad. With bases located in Romania, Mexico, Belize, and Peru. We have many places for you to plug in and labor for our King. Includes information about the Strategic Prison Ministry.

Catholic Home Study Service

Catholic Home Study Service (CHSS), sponsored by the Vincentian community and the Missouri Knights of Columbus, has been offering free courses on the Catholic Faith for more than 60 years. Catholic Home Study Service offers seven free courses, faithful to the teachings of the Church.

Changing Lives Ministry, Inc aka Yet Made Whole

Healing ministry for the broken, displaced, hurt, abused, abandoned, rejected, outcast women in the State of Wisconsin.

Chapel of Hope

Chapel of Hope builds inmate chapels for faith-based worship and education inside the fences of Texas prisons. Chapel of Hope is changing inmates' lives through the power of God. Your contributions create prison chapels which could not be otherwise be built.

Christian Inmate News

The Christian Inmate News is a newspaper that is largely written by Christian inmates and is entirely for inmates. The Christian Inmate News is sent to chaplains in every state and federal prison, the larger county jails, and juvenile facilities throughout the United States.

Christian Jail Ministry's

Christian Jail Ministry's mission is to serve God the Father, Jesus the Son, and the Holy Spirit by evangelizing, making disciples, and helping men and women, especially inmates, former inmates, their families, correctional staff, and those providing services for them. CJM will seek to fulfill this mission by providing chaplains for correctional institutions (especially the Howard County Detention Center (HCDC) in Maryland) and programs that address spiritual, personal, and social needs of current and former jail/prison inmates, their families, and correctional personnel as well as training and supervision for volunteers ministering within the criminal justice arena.

Church at Prison

Serving the Department of Corrections of Vermont since 1999 by teaching Christian living to prisoners.

Church of Christ Prison Ministry of Florida

We believe that as long as there are prisons, Christians should minister to prisoners. Ministry is first and foremost preaching and teaching the Word of God; converting the lost and encouraging the saved. It is a noble work, because jail and prison ministry is carrying out the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20); taking the Gospel to all.

Coalition of Prison Evangelists

COPE, the Coalition of Prison Evangelists, is a professional service organization for Christians ministering in the field of corrections. As a network of jail and prison ministries throughout the United States and around the world, we share resources and services, provide encouragement, conduct conferences and minister to those who are involved in criminal justice ministry.

Counsel on Spiritual Practices

The Council on Spiritual Practices is a collaboration among spiritual guides, experts in the behavioral and biomedical sciences, and scholars of religion, dedicated to making direct experience of the sacred more available to more people.

Covenant of the Pentacle Wiccan Church

Covenant of the Pentacle Wiccan Church (Aquarian Tabernacle Church) is an intertraditional, eclectic Wiccan circle founded in 1994, located in New Orleans, Louisiana. We aim to bring people of many different backgrounds together for worship, celebration, and learning.

Crossroad Bible Institute

Millions of incarcerated persons in North America and beyond are in the darkness and searching for a ray of hope. They need the light of God's truth. That's why Crossroad Bible Institute has been working since 1984 to reach the latest, the last, and the lost.

Crossway Ministries

Crossways goal is to help transform the lives of convicted felons, their children and their families throughout the criminal justice system. The urgent public mission of enhancing America's civil society through the gospel requires a fresh definition of compassion and responsibility, one that focuses on the consoling hand and word of someone who


Site dedicated to bringing Krsna Consciousness to prisoners around the world.

Engaged Zen Foundation

The Engaged Zen Foundation is an independent organization originally founded to foster zazen practice in prison. Meditative training alters the functioning of the mind of the practitioner and these changes manifest with the development of positive perspectives on life.

FHU Prison Ministry

The Foundation of Human Understanding operates a prison ministry that provides radio programs, spiritual counseling, books, and other materials to any prisoner or former inmate free of charge. For those who have a sincere desire to change, this may be the only means available for overcoming violet, self-destructive habits borne of anger and rage.

Fresh S.T.A.R.T. Ministry

Dedicated to sponsoromg at risk teens.

GAP Prison Ministries

GAP Prison Ministries is a non denominational, non profit, evangelical ministry whose mission is to partner with local churches in order to build a bridge of fellowship for the purpose of discipleship between the church

Glory Prison Ministry

In twelve years, we led over 10,000 inmates to Christ. During the 1994 Super Bowl, a partnership was formed between Glory Prison Ministry, Prison Fellowship, The Bill Glass Prison Ministry, and The Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship International Prison Ministry, and GA Dept. of Corrections. We covered over 18 state and county institutions with professional athletes resulting in thousands of souls to Christ.

Having held crusades in more than 2,000 prisons, through 44 countries, on 5 continents, Gene Neill World-Wide Prison Ministries has reached literally hundreds of thousands of inmates.

Gospel One Ministry

From it's inception behind prison walls, God has been using Gospel One to bring a message of hope to the lost. They are committed to ongoing outreach ministry in prisons, juvenile centers, rehabs, homeless shelters as well as church programs, concerts and special events, bringing the message of the gospel to all those who are lost.

Hope Books

Hope Books is a Christian prison ministry whose aim is to encourage individuals, especially those in prison, to explore and also to grow in the Christian faith. We offer free Christian books and bible reading notes to prisoners in the UK and overseas.

Human Kindness Foundation

The Human Kindness Foundation is a non-profit organization which stresses a way of life based upon three common principles taught by the great sages of all religions: Simple living, a dedication to service, and a commitment to personal spiritual practice. Includes information about the Prison-Ashram Project, created to inspire and encourage prisoners and prison staff to recognize their depth as human beings, and to behave accordingly.

Humanist Collective Assembly

Humanist website. We are informed by science, inspired by art, and motivated by compassion and reason.

In Touch Prison Ministry

We are a ministry to clients through Christ for the purpose of encouraging hope, change, and a new direction in life through worship, Bible study, and prayer. The object is to link clients to a church, a church outreach program, or a prison ministry upon their release to a halfway house. These ministry contacts offer Bible studies, prayer groups, and Christian fellowship. We also help in finding jobs, clothing, shelter and transportation.

InnerChange Freedom Initiative

IFI is a revolutionary, Christ-centered, faith-based prison program supporting prison inmates through their spiritual and moral transformation. IFI is a proven faith-based Reentry Program that was started by Prison Fellowship (PF) in 1997. In 1999, IFI became a separate 501(c) (3) and now contracts with PF for staffing and support services. IFI operates in prisons in cooperation with the state. The state continues to provide food, clothing, shelter and security to the inmates while IFI staff provides the intensive program.

Inprison Community Bible Study

InPrison Community Bible Study is an interdenominational Bible study for prison inmates. We offer a wide range of courses throughout the United States and welcome those from all backgrounds and levels of Bible knowledge.

International Gita Society

Founded in 1984, the International Gita Society (IGS) is a non-profit spiritual institution in the United States that publishes and distributes, free if possible, the Bhagavad-Gita in simple and easy to understand languages, and put Gita in libraries, hotels, motels, schools, prisons and other public places.

International Network of Prison Ministries

INPM provides guests with: your Prayer request published on the front page of INPM site; Reference to Prison Ministry-related newsgroups where variety of help is available; Options to join INPM as

Internet Outreach of The Simple Gospel

Our Goal is to love people to Jesus and to tell the whole world how (Simple) it is to become a Born Again Christian.

Jesus Christ Prison Ministries

Serving Inmates in all 50 States and around the world. Knowing truth and how to present it is key to the transforming power of the everlasting gospel. This is why Jesus stated just before leaving this earth, "teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you." Matthew 28:20 These lessons and this ministry are dedicated to "teaching them (how) to obey everything" Jesus taught us. That is the everlasting gospel. Teaching people how to live perfect, righteous, sin-free lives.

Jesus is the Key Ministry

We started as a prison ministry of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills in 1996. At that time we were going into one of the facilities at the California Institution for Men in Chino, CA. We were only going in on the fifth Tuesdays of the month. There are not many months with five Tuesdays in them! What I am getting at is, don't be discouraged if it isn't what you would like it to be when your prison ministry first starts up. Where God guides, He will make all the provisions you need.

Outreach and advocacy agency for Jewish prisoners and their families.

Kairos Prison Ministry

Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc. is the parent organization of a body of ministries addressing the spiritual needs of incarcerated men, women and children, to their families and to those who work in the prison environment. Kairos sprang from the Cursillo movement and is supported by volunteers from Cursillo and those other movements that consider Cursillo as their root.