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Onesimus, Malcolm & Me

When I came home from prison I was uneasy around people. I was dealing with shame, guilt, and an irrational believe that people were focused on me and my sin. ...

Does Every Girl Need a Boaz?

In the lineage of Jesus from Matthew 1, Boaz is identified as the mother Rahab, the prostitute of the Canaanite city of Jericho. Despite her sin she showed great faith, ...

The Prayer of a Righteous Boy

I was on a Google Meet session with the Lower Eastern Shore Children's Center in Salisbury, Maryland and one of our boys, let’s call him Joey, stops me right in ...

Face to Face through Glass

Meeting with boys behind glass at the Harford County Detention Center can often feel like we are staring into a dim and cracked old mirror. It is not optimal. but ...

Crossing the Bridge: Building Enduring Multi-Ethnic Relationships

On Tuesday, September 8th at 7:30 pm we will be on Facebook live to continue our discussion of healing strife in our communities. I can hardly maintain my own relationships ...

unCUFFED Golf

I am excited to announce that we are proceeding with our plan to hold our 2020 unCUFFED Golf Tournament on Monday September 14th at the Hunt Valley Country Club. We ...

Transitiong to Reentry

With the COVID-19 pandemic restricting our access to the institutions where we serve, unCUFFED has scrambled to reinvent itself with a focus on reentry. At the Baltimore County Detention Center, ...

Parresia: God’s Gift in Tense Times

“We, the church, are God’s chosen solution,” Pastor Antoine Payne began his opening statement at unCUFFED’s racial reconciliation forum, Becoming a Stable Bridge, on June 24th. Reading from 1 Timothy ...

Snail Mail Ministry

Like many of our volunteers, Bob Carmen was initially discouraged and a bit nervous when the pandemic closed detention facility doors...and when he found out he’d be keeping up with ...

El Poder de un Amigo por Correspondencia

This in a except from Barbara Rowe's most recent newsletter. It was a chilly day in January when I first entered the Baltimore County Detention Center with Kim Turner, Area ...

For Parents

 

Where permitted, unCUFFED desires to support parents and families of incarcerated juveniles. We can provide updates on their children’s status in jail. We form prayer groups and church visits with the parents and help to ease their worries and concerns.

Are you a parent of an incarcerated child?

Are you looking for answers, support or prayer?

Reach out to us to see how we can help!

 

For Lawyers

Because a part of unCUFFED’s mission is to get to know youth who are charged as adults, we can share our experiences with a youth’s behavior and character we’ve witnessed as we’ve worked with them. Rules vary from institution to institution, but when permitted we work with Public Defenders and private lawyers. If unCUFFED staff or volunteers have worked closely with a youth during their time in the facility, we are willing to write a letter for their transfer hearing or sentencing hearing or to testify on their behalf.

For Lawyers

Because a part of unCUFFED’s mission is to get to know youth who are charged as adults, we can share our experiences with a youth’s behavior and character we’ve witnessed as we’ve worked with them. Rules vary from institution to institution, but when permitted we work with Public Defenders and private lawyers. If unCUFFED staff or volunteers have worked closely with a youth during their time in the facility, we are willing to write a letter for their transfer hearing or sentencing hearing or to testify on their behalf.

Please contact us via phone (410.657.2538) or email us at contact@uncuffedministries.org.