Advocacy Resources


Always consults with your coordinator regarding what tools might be appropriate and when for your specific case. If you find resources you’d like to use, we’re happy to print them for you. Just let your coordinator know.

Casey Life Skills Resources To Inspire Toolkit

Big Life Journal: Goal Setting Tips for Teens

FosterClub: Transition Toolkit

Child Welfare Information Gateway: Transition to Adulthood Outreach Toolkit

Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act

Career EXCELerate – Personalized job training & support services

Rent Smart Classes


CASA Advocacy in Action

Casey Family Programs

Family Services Community Resource Guide

Help is 3 Numbers Away


Always consult with your coordinator regarding if/when it is appropriate to talk to children about their incarcerated parent(s), and if/when it is appropriate to communicate with the incarcerated parent(s). While there are some definite dos and don’ts, much will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Casey Foundation: Children of Incarcerated Parents, A Shared Sentence

Child Welfare Information Gateway: Organizations in support of children and families of the incarcerated

National Institute of Corrections: Answers to Children’s Difficult Questions

Rutgers University: The Children of Incarcerated Parents Library

WI Department of Corrections: A Handbook for Parents Incarcerated in WI and Their Families

WI Department of Corrections: Visiting Information

Youth.Gov – Children of Incarcerated Parents: Tools, Guides, & Resources