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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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
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I was praying for a shorter sentence. It never came, but I realized that God is with me.”

Jordan was suicidal in prison — until he was given a Bible. Read about the transformative change in his life that he experienced after encountering Jesus. Read more.

November 23, 2018
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Fatherhood, God, and Prison

For many people like Miles, the word "father" evokes painful memories. But now Miles knows that he has a loving Heavenly Father — one who has "an unfailing love." Read more.

October 25, 2018
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Everything was fixed by Jesus.”

Saul’s downward spiral got worse after he lost custody of his daughter. But Jesus changed everything. Read more.

October 1, 2018
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A Mentor Meets Their Student

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to meet one of your students in person? René Kooistra, one of our board members at Crossroads, had the opportunity to meet one of his students in Alberta. Read more.

September 21, 2018
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Peace at 52

Trevor didn't find peace until he found Jesus — just before returning to prison. Now he's using this time to learn more about his faith and share his story. Read more.

September 4, 2018