Get On The Bus brings children and their caregivers from throughout the state of California to visit their mothers & fathers in prison.

An annual event, Get On The Bus offers free transportation for the children and their caregivers to the prison.

Each child is provided a travel bag, a photo with his or her parent, and meals for the day (breakfast, snacks, lunch at the prison, and dinner). On the trip home, a teddy bear with a letter from their parent and post-event counseling.

Get On The Bus is a program of The Center for Restorative Justice Works, a non profit organization that unites children, families and communities separated by crime and the criminal justice system.

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Get On The Bus can only take place through the generosity of individuals and groups who have a heart for this special event. We can always use more help:

Volunteer to be on a local Get On The Bus Team.  We welcome donations of all sizes:

Event Partner: $2000 (send by April 1st and get your company’s logo on the Event Day T-shirt!)

Bus Benefactor: $550 (send by April 1st and get your name on the Event Day T-shirt!)

Family Supporter: $350

Child's Angel: $100

Check out the GET INVOLVED tab

 

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Study Supports the Positive Effects of Visitation!

The Minnesota Department of Corrections recently published a study supporting the positive link between visitation and reduced recidivism. Click here to read it.

GOTB in the News!
 Children had memorable visits with their parents! Click here to see the reunions!
 
GOTB July Events!
 Children will celebrate Mother's Day at FCI Dublin on July 19, and Father's Day at Folsom and CSP-SAC on July 26!
 
We have moved! Our new address is:
 Get On The Bus 6400 Laurel Canyon Blvd. Suite 304 North Hollywood, CA 91606 

 

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