Families are often in as much or even more need than the prisoners themselves. Dismas Ministry recognizes this and created a resource book for the families.
Keeping Hope: A Resource for Families and Friends of the Incarcerated
By Karen Heuberger and Ron Zeilinger of Dismas Ministry
Content based on actual interviews with spouses, family members, friends, prison ministers, and the incarcerated. Interactive reflections that help the reader to probe his or her own feelings and fears. Specific directions for questions to ask and procedures for visiting and writing inmates. Extensive resources with contact information for every state. This new title truly helps all involved with “keeping hope”.