Serving Children &

Families of the Incarcerated

Gang & Prison Prevention

The Mission of The Place4Grace is to provide programs and services that support children and families of imprisoned men and women with a focus on family friendly visiting programs, family support and literacy, community awareness & education, gang/prison prevention.
We are not judges, juries or jailers...P4G simply helps families stay together...

The REAL Crime is That


P4G 's Commitment to the Rights of Children with Incarcerated Parents.

1 in 10 children have a parent who is in jail, prison, or on parole or probation


  • An estimated 2 million children have a parent who is incarcerated


  • 75-79% of imates in California prisons are parent of young children


  • California's Prisons are often located in rural areas far from loved ones and un-serviced by major transportation, causing "broken bonds" betweenchildren and their incarcerated parent


  • Every month in California, more than 8,000children visit someone in prison


  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), poor academicNumerous studies have confirmed thatthe trauma of having a parent in prison can result in depression & agression performance & juvenile delinquency



Right to be safe, informed & protected during their parent's arrest & incarceration


Right to be heard & considered regarding their care & the impact of their parents incarceration


Right to speak with, see, touch & correspond with their parent in prison or jail


Right to visiting environments that are appropriate for children, nonintimidating & suppotive of parent/child bonding


Right to support and mentoring during the period of parental confinement and beyond


Right to not be judged, stigmatized, blamed or labled because their parent is in prison


Right to a lifelong relationship with their parents 

The Place4Grace

P.O. Box 4372

Calipatria, CA 92233

and also

P.O. Box 4372

Lancaster, CA 93539-4372

Office: (661) 418-0454

Cell: (760) 412-7585

Maintaining Family Bonds


Encouraging & supporting families to maintain contact during incarceration, reduces recitivism for parents & improves outcomes for children