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 have to be 100% in with my whole heart. That’s the only way this faith works.”

Ellie recently re-discovered God in prison, and has dedicated her whole life to Him. Read her exciting letter about her newfound purpose in faith. Read more.

June 3, 2019
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I feel like these manga courses opened the door for me... I now talk to God every day. I pray every day.”

Paul spent 25 years of his life looking for answers to his problems in all the wrong places. When he was in prison, he knew doing life his way wasn’t working anymore. Read more.

May 22, 2019
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Nathan found his identity in God while in prison

Nathan thought God hated him. But once he was in prison, he started to understand God's undying love for him — and even though he's living a life sentence, he now knows he's spiritually free. Read more.

April 25, 2019
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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