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Aleph Institute
9540 Collins Ave.
Surfside, FL 33154
305.864.5553
Offers Jewish religious instruction to prisoners, as  well as religious articles, correspondence courses and counseling.

American Friends Service Committee
1501 Cherry St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215.241.7000
Quaker group that works on non-violence issues, including prison reform, with chapters around the U.S. 

Catholic Home Study Service
PO Box 363
Perryville, MO 63775
Offers Catholic study courses.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
50 E. North Temple St.
Salt Lake City, Utah 84150
888.537.7111
Provides free copies of The Book of Mormon upon request.

Crossroads Bible Institute
PO Box 900
Grand Rapids, MI 49509-0900
800.668.2450
Offers Bible correspondence courses free of charge to inmates, as well as a reentry program to connect with local resources.

Engaged Zen Foundation
PO Box 213
Sedgwick, ME 04676
Provides free resources on Zen Buddhism.

Human Kindness Foundation
PO Box 61619
Durham, NC 27715
919.383.5160
Sends free spiritual books to prisoners on interfaith spirituality.

The Phoenix Prison Trust
PO Box 328
Oxford
OX2 7HF
United Kingdom
Sends free books to prisoners on meditation and yoga upon request.


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