Making the Match

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This publication was prepared under grant #2014-JU-FX-0004 from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), U.S. Department of Justice. Points of view or opinions expressed in this document are those of the author/s and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of OJJDP or the U.S. Department of Justice.

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If your program would like to be intentional in engaging with families impacted by parental incarceration to participate in your mentoring program, there are some tools and strategies shared here that can help. When it’s time to get started, the Making the Match enhanced practice provides some suggestions for launching the relationship with a strength-based perspective.