Civil Commitment of Sex Offenders

In New York, some persons who have committed sex offenses are considered too dangerous to live the community. This is even after they’ve served the prison sentence for their offense. These individuals...

Parole Board Hearings in New York

If you have a loved one in prison, you may often think about if there is any way for him/her to be released from prison early. One way for your loved one to get home sooner is for him/her to have a su...
Keeping in Touch with Prisoners

Keeping In Touch With Imprisoned Loved Ones

While maintaining contact with a loved one in prison can be difficult and emotionally taxing, staying connected can make a huge difference in their life. Prisons are impersonal and can often strip ind...
New York Prison Care Package Policy

Changes to New York Prison Care Package Policy

Recently, the New York correctional system has made some dramatic changes to the regulations for sending care packages to imprisoned loved ones. Before the recent policy change, care packages were all...