Women’s Prison and Re-Entry Project

Women’s Prison and Re-Entry Project

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The Women’s Prison and Re-Entry Project is a pro bono project at the Women’s Bar Foundation (WBF), a Boston-based organization dedicated to ensuring access to justice for low-income individuals. Women’s Prison and Re-Entry Project serve women incarcerated in Massachusetts’ prisons and jails, or those who have been involved with the criminal justice system. Volunteer attorneys meet with women and answer questions regarding family law, child custody, care and protection, housing, CORI, and criminal warrant clearing. They also help in petitioning for clemency. The mission of the Women’s Bar Foundation of Massachusetts is to empower low-income women to attain social and economic equity for themselves and their children by meeting their legal needs. The organization provides free civil legal services through three pro bono projects. And, ensures cost-effective delivery of legal services by leveraging the resources of the private sector and by collaborating with the public and non-profit sectors.  They have a robust volunteer attorney pool to provide representation to low-income clients.  

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