Central Region

The map above represents all the correctional facilities in the region that present potential for our regional ministry to touch. There are growing opportunities for new partnerships to serve in and around these locations.

PFC has active In Prison and Family Support chapters in the Winnipeg area. Active ministries include our In Prison, Angel Tree Christmas, Angel Tree Camping and Pen Pal programs.

*Ministry Opportunity – We are currently looking for new volunteers to join our Winnipeg area Chapters.
For more information about these opportunities, please contact Head Office.


Ontario

We are incredibly grateful for the many strong relationships that exist between PFC, the chaplains and program staff in correctional institutions throughout Ontario. As a result, the depth of our ministry opportunities continues to grow. In Southern Ontario, PFC’s in-prison teams minister to prisoners in Windsor, Kitchener, Hamilton, Milton, Etobicoke and Scarborough. The majority of these teams are using PFC’s The Journey program to engage in restorative ministry. In 2019, new teams are being mobilized to launch or expand in-prison PFC programming in London, Milton and throughout the Greater Toronto Area. We are also seeking to hire a new full-time Regional Director for Southern Ontario who will further engage with existing and new ministry partners including our current 200 local church partners, volunteers, donors and correctional staff. This work is currently being absorbed by the National Head Office. The introduction of PFC’s Sycamore Tree Project restorative justice program has also created further momentum for PFC throughout the province. In 2019, PFC is planning to run this program in federal institutions in Kitchener, Gravenhurst and the Kingston area, and is actively recruiting mature individuals with a heart for restorative ministry to facilitate this program locally.

Prior to 2018, PFC’s ministry in Eastern Ontario primarily focused in the Ottawa and Brockville areas through ministry to prisoners and to those returning back into the community. Under the regional oversight of Robert Logan, PFC has experienced a major breakthrough for ministry in the federal institutions in Kingston and the surrounding region.

PFC is thrilled to now have in-prison volunteer teams facilitating our in-prison The Journey program in Collins Bay, Bath, and Warkworth Institutions. In 2019 we are continuing to recruit more individuals from local churches in the region to expand the depth of PFC programming in these facilities. PFC is also recruiting teams to facilitate PFC in-prison programs in the other federal and provincial institutions throughout the region, particularly as we introduce PFC’s The Sycamore Tree Project restorative justice program in these facilities. In 2019, PFC has also identified a target goal of $40,000 from new and existing financial partners, which will allow PFC to continue to build on the ministry momentum throughout the region. We invite you to pray with us for God to raise up new local PFC volunteer teams to serve prisoners, ex-prisoners, their families, and victims throughout Ontario. We are trusting the Lord to raise up financial partners who will invest in PFC in the region so that we can further expand our local staff representation to establish and strengthen our partnerships with local churches, prison chaplains and other community partners.

Western Region

 

PFC has active volunteer Chapter in Kitchener and Windsor. Active ministries include our In-Prison, Angel Tree Christmas and Pen Pal programs.


Central Region
 

PFC has active Chapters in Milton, Hamilton, Etobicoke and Lindsay. Active ministries include our In-Prison, Aftercare, Angel Tree Christmas, Angel Tree Camping and Pen Pal programs.


Eastern Ontario – Ottawa / Brockville
Regional Rep – Robert Logan
robert@prisonfellowship.ca
Phone: 613.572.1011
Toll Free: 1.844.618.5867 x300

PFC has active Chapters in Ottawa and Brockville. Active ministries include our In-Prison, Angel Tree Christmas, Angel Tree Camping, and Pen Pal programs. We also have emerging partnerships with other local ministries collaborating around aftercare support for ex-offenders.

*Ministry Opportunity – We are currently looking for new volunteers for In-Prison ministry in Kingston. For more information about this opportunity, please contact Robert Logan.


Northern Region
 

PFC active ministries in the northern region of Ontario include our In-Prison, Angel Tree Christmas, and Angel Tree Camping programs.


Quebec

PFC’s main point of entry for prison ministry in the province of Quebec has been through our Angel Tree and Pen Pal programs. In 2018, we saw new institutions in this region engage with us in this way. Historically, PFC has had the opportunity again to run part of The Journey program in a federal prison just north of Montreal. With The Prisoner’s Journey material already translated into French, there is huge ministry potential moving forward for PFC to minister to prisoners and families who are French-speaking. Being fluent in French, the addition of Shirley Buchanan to our staff team as National Program Director has also created avenues for engaging with new local church partners, volunteers and prison staff throughout Quebec.

In 2019, PFC has been given the opportunity to run The Prisoner’s Journey program at a federal institution just north of Montreal. We are actively recruiting individuals from local churches in the area to be trained to facilitate this PFC program. We invite you to pray with us for God to raise up new local PFC volunteer teams to serve prisoners, ex-prisoners, their families, and victims throughout Quebec. We are trusting the Lord to raise up financial partners who will invest in PFC in the region so that we can further expand our local staff representation to establish and strengthen our partnerships with local churches, prison chaplains and other community partners. Pray with us as we seek God’s direction and provision.PFC active ministries include our Angel Tree Christmas and Pen Pal programs.

 

Saskatchewan

PFC is active in 9 of 14 institutions in Saskatchewan. This province also boasts of PFC’s longest serving in-prison ministry team, serving for more than 30 years under the volunteer leadership of Bill Tarr at Regina Provincial Correctional Centre. In 2018, we were given the opportunity to expand our The Journey programming in that institution with two teams running ongoing concurrent sessions. We are grateful for the opportunity to serve prisoners there in this way. In 2019, PFC is seeking to mobilize and engage like-minded local churches who share a vision to be part of a community of reconciliation and restoration. Specifically we are seeking to build volunteer teams in Prince Albert and Saskatoon in order to launch local in-prison programming. PFC’s most recent Angel Tree Christmas program reached more than 330 children in Saskatchewan including many in remote areas, with out-of-province sponsors taking on this challenge with great enthusiasm. In 2019, we are actively recruiting new local church partners within the province who desire to serve families in this way.

PFC has an active In Prison Chapter in Regina and active ministries include our in prison, Angel Tree Christmas, and Pen Pal programs.

 

Manitoba

In Manitoba, 2018 marked a new season of growth for PFC. In August 2018, Elizabeth Greer joined the PFC staff team and opened our newest regional office. Through Elizabeth’s leadership on the local level, God has opened or reopened doors for in-prison ministry at Stony Mountain Institution, Manitoba Youth Centre, Headingley Correctional, Milner Ridge Correctional, and Brandon Correctional, with more programming beginning in 2019 as well.

Our Angel Tree Christmas program also experienced immense growth. With the overwhelming support of the chaplain and program staff from correctional facilities across the province, applications were received for 580 children who are living in Manitoba and have an incarcerated parent. This marks a 67% increase from 2017 in the number of children PFC had the opportunity to serve. We are incredibly grateful for the generosity of our individual and local church partners who financially supported this program. PFC is planning to hold a Partnership Banquet in Winnipeg in May 2019, and is actively recruiting new individuals and local churches to partner with us to serve families throughout the province, particularly as we prepare to launch our Angel Tree Camping campaign. We invite you to pray with us for God to raise up  new local PFC volunteer teams to serve prisoners, ex-prisoners, their families, and victims throughout Saskatchewan and Manitoba. We are trusting the Lord to raise up financial partners who will invest in PFC in the region so that we can further expand our local staff representation to establish and strengthen our partnerships with local churches, prison chaplains and other community partners. Pray with us as we seek God’s direction and provision.

Currently there are volunteers serving in one federal and six provincial correctional facilities in Manitoba.

*Ministry Opportunity – There are opportunities to serve as co-leaders throughout the province. Training and materials will be provided.

Those who are interested in volunteering may contact us through:

Elizabeth Greer
Regional Representative, Manitoba
Elizabeth@prisonfellowship.ca
Phone: 431-373-0062
Toll-Free 1-844-618-5867 x 330