Jessica is conducting research on the impact of parental incarceration. We ask you to take 30 minutes and complete her survey. By doing so you are helping us gain a better understanding of the impact of having a parent in jail and will ultimately assist FEAT in expanding and developing our supportive programs. To participate […]
FEAT would like to thank Toronto Police Services and PC Ryan Willmer for donating Christmas gifts that we delivered to families across the GTA. It is only with the support of community partners like Toronto Police Service that we can make a difference in the lives of children affected by parental incarceration, brighten futures, and […]
FEAT is excited to announce that Aviva has chosen our idea as a grand prize winner. Following the elimination round, where we received over 3000 votes from our loyal supporters, a panel from Aviva reviewed our submission and decided to declare us a grand prize winner. We would like to thank everyone who voted for […]
Jessica and Derek met with the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services Yasir Naqvi to discuss our programs. Jessica explained to the Minister the impact of having a parent in jail has on the children and their specific needs. In addition, Jessica discussed the positive results our programs have shown.
F.E.A.T.’s Peer Mentorship program with Ryerson Unviersity Criminology students was written up in the Globe and Mail, http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/providing-role-models-for-the-children-of-jailed-parents/article16118308/. We would like to thank Sahar Fatima for writing this article which will help spread the awareness of FEAT and the need to support children affected by parental incarceration.