Each year

WSP helps thousands of incarcerated mothers connect
with their children by recording mothers reading books
to their children. We then mail each recording
along with a brand new copy of the book to their child.

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“ I miss my mom.

I don’t get to see her much,
so her reading means the world to me.”

Women's Storybook Project Prison Ministry

We work

in 10 women’s prisons in Texas and send packages
of love to over 100 Texas counties and
over 35 states across the US.

How We Help

How we've pivoted during Covid-19

Amid coronavirus, WSP continues to connect incarcerated mothers with
their children (and caregivers) in letter-writing campaign.

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Luncheon 2021- Double the Dream

April 29th - Save the date for our upcoming luncheon!

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Women’s Storybook Project – A Women’s Prison Program

Reading Behind Bars

The Women’s Storybook Project of Texas (WSP) is a women’s prison program that connects children with their incarcerated mothers through the joy of literature. The primary goal of WSP is to reduce the rate of re-incarceration among incarcerated mothers by strengthening the mother-child connection through literature. This literature project requires volunteers to travel to Texas female prisons to record incarcerated mothers as they read stories to their children. These recordings provide a chance for children to hear their mother’s voice while they are away. Connecting the children and mothers helps provide a reason for the mothers to work hard not to return to prison.


Connecting children with their incarcerated moms

through the joy of literature

Our Impact 2003-2019

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0K Books Mailed
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