Russian sailor Vitaly Bondarenko, right, hugs his children as his wife Marina Ordynskaia looks on, after being released by the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003, in Providence, R.I.
This week’s column focuses on the issue of reunification. Getting reacquainted with a parent can be daunting at any age. Add the pressure and stigma of a reunion post incarceration, and the effects can be overwhelming and particularly stressful. These tips can hopefully start someone facing this situation on the path to a healthy relationship.
Location: The Osborne Association, 175 Remsen Street, 8th Fl. Brooklyn, NY 11201
Description: A support group for friends and families of those in the criminal justice system meets every Wednesday in Brooklyn. Those who were previously incarcerated are welcome to attend. For more information call The Osborne Association at (718) 637-6560 or toll free at 1 (800) 344 3314.