Family Life in a Prison State Alicia Forbit gets ready to visit her husband Chris Forbit at Dick Conners Correctional Facility in Hominy, Oklahoma. Married to Chris in the waiting room of the facility 2 years ago, this is her routine every Saturday. Inmates at Dick Conners Correctional Facility dress in robes for their graduation ceremony. More than 40 men graduated with a degree or certificate from Tulsa Community College's Corrections Education Program. Alyssa Yarnell swims with her daughter Mackenzie at her apartment in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After she was released from jail in 2017, Alyssa began Women in Recovery, a rehabilitation program for women with non-violent, drug-related sentences in Oklahoma. "I had let my daughter down enough," Alyssa said of her decision to enter the program. Deborah Hansard speaks to her daughter Amber Kirk from the Mabel Basset Correctional Facility, three hours from her home in Mulvane, Kansas. Deborah has been raising her three grandkids on her own since Amber's incarceration. Crystal Kirk placed a photo of her mother, Amber Kirk, above her bed in Mulvane, Kansas. Her mother is in Mabel Bassett Correctional Center serving a life sentence for drug-related charges while Crystal and her siblings live with their grandmother. The Muddy Paws re-entry program teaches dog grooming to incarcerated women in Tulsa, Oklahoma, often securing jobs for participants upon release. Here, family members attend a graduation ceremony for those who completed the program. Lindsay McAteer and her son Talon in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Lindsay was in forms of addiction for 20 years, but said things became unbearable when she started using meth. She achieved sobriety while in Women in Recovery. “I was lucky Talon was so young when I found recovery, so he’s never really had to see me in that condition," she said. "Now he was a healthy mom who puts him first.” Alyssa, 11, runs ahead of her mother at their apartment complex in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Her mother, April Pless, recently graduated from Women in Recovery, a rehabilitation program that serves as an alternative for long, drug-related sentences. Alyssa moved in with her mother again shortly after April's graduation from the program and just before Alyssa started middle school.