Have you ever had a family member or friend arrested? It can be a very scary and confusing experience for everyone involved. In this video, we are going to take a tour of the arrest and pre-trial phase of the criminal justice system here in Buncombe County. If you ever find yourself in this situation, you will have the needed information for the best possible outcome.
Inmate Resource Lists
These lists offer services and materials that municipalities, nonprofits and faith-based programs offer to people in prison. Friends, family and CWFA volunteers can print these resource lists and send them to people in prison. These lists include information about legal, spiritual, financial, health and well-being resources available around the country and world.
We have complied lists of resources that various cities and states offer to people who are leaving prison. Friends, family and CWFA volunteers can print these lists and send them to people who are anticipating leaving jail or prison soon.
Network of Care: “Trilogy Integrated Resources LLC, creator of the Network of Care Web sites, is a company dedicated to improving information and communication in the health and social service fields at the community level.” http://www.networkofcare.org/splash.aspx
Fair Shake Reentry Resource Center. National resource headquartered in Wisconsin. www.fairshake.net
We are currently compiling a Handbook of practical advice for people with incarcerated loved ones. Please stay tuned for this in the coming months.
Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)
Arkansas PREA Hotline 870-267-6405 If you suspect or know that someone in prison is being sexually assaulted by another resident or by a guard, please call the PREA hotline. All states are required to accept and act upon prison rape accusations.