Inmates’ families are a neglected part of society, whose needs are largely overlooked. They haven’t committed any crime themselves, but it can seem as if they are being punished as much or more than the relative who is doing time.

Life can be particularly difficult for families with young children and where family members are affected by disabilities or include very elderly parents. Many partners and close relatives struggle to prevent families from falling apart altogether.

UBB aims to help inmates’ families cope with both immediate and longer-term issues through advice and support.

• We set prayer stations at the entrance of jails and prisons during visitation hours.

• We offer prayers, literature, and snacks to distressed visitors.

• We follow them up and encourage them to develop their faith to tackle their struggles.

• We offer support programs at various locations throughout Texas and USA.