Through mentoring, education and support, Parenting With Purpose will bring healing, restoration and liberty to families affected by incarceration.

Fast Facts

Did You Know?

  • 15,000 children in our state have a parent serving time behind bars
  • Children with an incarcerated parent are among the highest at-risk and least visible populations in Minnesota.
  • 60-80% of children with an incarcerated parent are likely to wind up in the criminal justice system themselves.

Proven Success

How Parenting With Purpose Makes A Difference

  • 97% of kids in our mentoring program remain crime-free and 90% of youth show marked academic improvement
  • 100% of parents released acquire a job, schooling or safe housing
  • 86% of released parents remain crime-free

KARE11 interviewed a few select non-profits in Minnesota that are making a huge difference within their mentoring programs for children and families.  Parenting With Purpose was one of the featured organizations selected.