Our Impact

We connect prisoners with volunteer mentors in Christ-centered relationships that transform lives, prisons and churches across Canada through the power of the Gospel.

50,000Over 50,000 marked lessons returned to students
4,000Over 4,000 new students in Crossroads Canada programs
2,600Over 2,600 graduates from Crossroads Canada programs
>100Crossroads has a presence in more than 100 prisons across Canada
Our programsReduce the likelihood of re-imprisonment, start people on life-changing relationships with Jesus, and better prepare prisoners to return to society

If you want to make a meaningful impact in the lives of prisoners, you’ve found the right ministry.

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Despite being locked in a cell, this prisoner has inspirational words of encouragement for us all

Despite losing his car, his job, and his home before serving time in prison, Jeremy knows God has a bright future for him — and for us as well. His letter reminds us not to let our faith in God's goodness waver. Read more.

April 3, 2019
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I feel free and peaceful even though I am behind concrete and bars. I meditate and keep a journal. These are things I did not do on the outside.”

Dwayne's life was redeemed and his relationship with God was restored when found himself in jail. Read more.

March 20, 2019
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Crossroads not only helped Jesus reach me and bring me closer to Him, but their Bible studies, artwork, poems, and mentors all helped bring me peace.”

Mitchell has always wanted to do good, and to help those in need. Serving time in prison and learning about Jesus has given him a fresh perspective on how to do that. Read more.

February 28, 2019
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The Great Truth and Survey of the Bible studies helped me grow spiritually.”

Vanessa's relationship with Jesus gives her peace and joy, and helped her stop being worried about the stresses of this world. She thanks her mentors for their encouraging comments in this beautiful letter. Read more.

February 7, 2019
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Looking back, I can see the hand of God at work in all aspects of my life.”

As Dennis follows the Lord, he learns that God has been involved in his life all along — and that God's plan is good. Read more.

January 22, 2019
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I praise the Lord each time I think of each of you, and I pray the Lord will meet you now — whatever is going on in your life.”

One of our students sends our mentors a thank you note — and a request for prayer. Read more.

December 14, 2018