Doing Time Together
is a Program of BridgePoint Counseling

Doing Time Together is a Colorado  faith-based counseling program that offers sliding scale and donation based counseling services, support groups, and community connection opportunities for families and individuals of all ages, who currently have or have recently had a loved one serving time in jail or prison.  The level of Biblically based faith integration is determined by each client's unique needs and desires.
Doing Time Together accepts clients of all faith backgrounds. 

Did You Know.....?
  1. The State of Colorado Has Over 30,000 Adults in Jail or Prison
    According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics report on the 2015 U.S correctional population, there are more than 30,00 adults in jail or prison and nearly 120,000 total adults under correctional supervision.
  2. More Than 1.7 Million U.S. Children, Under The Age Of 18, Have A Parent In Prison
    In August 2008, the Bureau of Justice Statistics released a special report on parents in prison during the year 2007. The report estimated that more than 1.7 million children under the age of 18 have a parent in state or federal prison. This report estimated that 52% of state inmates and 63% of federal inmates were parents of minor children. Many children are also impacted by parents who serve one or multiple jail sentences.
  3. Most Inmates Have Loved Ones Who Are Impacted By Their Incarceration
    While the nature of the crime committed, the sentence length, the location of the correctional facility, the nature of the pre-incarceration relationship, the level of pre-incarceration dependency, the level of emotional, social, psychological, spiritual, and financial and lifestyle impact varies, many loved ones have to contend with pre incarceration, incarceration,and post incarceration challenges associated with their loved one's incarceration.
  4. Many Loved Ones Of The Incarcerated Struggle With Minimal Support
    Silence, shame, stigma, social isolation, and compromised support options are factors that leave many incarcerated loved ones with the sense that they are alone.
  5. There Are More Than 2 Million U.S. Adults in Prison or Jail
    According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics report on the 2015 U.S correctional population, at year end 2015, there were more than 2 million adults serving time in a local jail or a state or federal prison The U.S. has the highest adult incarceration rate in the world....According to the Pew Center on the States (2009) One in 31: The Long reach of American Corrections. Washington, DC: The Pew Charitable Trusts.
  6. Loved Ones of Serious Offenders Often Face More Complexities
    These complexities may include longer prison sentences, more complex and traumatizing encounters with the judicial system, greater financial burdens, greater levels of shock and trauma associated with their loved ones crimes, greater vulnerability to PTSD, socially unrecognized and prolonged grief, family estrangement with either the incarcerated or other loved ones, increased levels of silence and socio-emotional support deficiencies, increased and prolonged distress referenced to meeting the needs of the incarcerated, and increased levels of stigma, shame, and blame .

Who We Partner With

We partner with other local non-profit organizations, faith-based organizations, health care providers, graduate level counseling program students, and jails/prisons.