Amachi Pittsburgh provides family strengthening and reunification support to families of formerly incarcerated parents returning home.
Parent Education Classes
24:7 Dad provides specialized training for parents returning home from incarceration and focuses on family reunification. Classes are scheduled based on referrals.
Essential Life Skills for Personal Development, Self-Motivation, Forgiveness, Good Communication Skills, Making Good Decisions and Overcoming Fear.
Families are referred to other agencies throughout the greater Pittsburgh area for additional supports, such as:
- Food and Clothing Banks
- Housing Resources
- Counseling Services
- Educational and Employment Resources
Gettings Started is as easy as 1, 2, 3!
An assessment is conducted for each participant to determine needs, strengths and risks.
We work with partner agencies and uses assessment information to develop an individualized plan.
Participants receive services up to twice per week for 1 hour individually and 2 hours for group sessions.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take for assessments to be completed?
Assessments are conducted within the first 7 days of placements for each participant.
If I’m referred to another support agency, who pays for the services?
Costs associated with support agency services are the responsibility of the participant and may be paid through additional resources, such as government funding, personal insurance, etc.
Where does the support group/session take place?
Family Reunification services begin at the State Correctional Institution and continue through community placement.
Are there a lot of people in each session?
The facilitator to participant ratio for each session is 1:15.