Prisoners’ Wives, Girlfriends and Partners

Having a loved one, especially a husband, or partner in prison can be a devastating and lonely experience. Loss of financial help, parenting help and societal stigmas can be extremely difficult to deal with.

Prisoners’ Wives, Girlfriends and Partners (PWGP) was founded in 2009 by Reesy-Floyd Thompson, a wife of an incarcerated prisoner. Her life was shattered when her husband was sentenced to prison. She had no where to turn to for support on how ways to deal with the grief, loneliness and isolation that she felt.

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