Contact Info & Appointments

Progressive Prison Ministries, Inc.

Progressive Prison Project
Innocent Spouse & Children Project

The first ministry in the United States created to provide confidential support and care to individuals, families and organizations with white-collar and other nonviolent incarceration issues. 501(c)(3)

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1
Woodbury, Connecticut 06798

All media inquiries:
Greg Walsh
Walsh Public Relations
office: 203-292-6280 cell: 203-216-6101

Speaking Engagements:

Jeff is a sought-after speaker and guest preacher whose topics include finding purpose and happiness after personal tragedy, criminal justice reform, successful alcohol and substance recovery (he is clean & sober 16+ years), navigating life with mental health issues, and his own riches-to-rags-to-redemption story. Highlighted speaking venues include The Nantucket Project (Nantucket, MA), the Greenwich Leadership Forum (Greenwich, CT), the Corrections Ministries and Chaplains Association (CMCA) Correctional Ministry Summit (Wheaton College, IL & Philadelphia, PA), Salons at Stowe – Harriet Beecher Stowe Center (Hartford, CT), TNP Library (Greenwich, CT), Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (NY, NY), Yale Divinity School (New Haven, CT) and many houses of worship throughout the Northeast.

For full bio, click here.

To Schedule an Initial Appointment, Call or Video Chat:

If you, a friend or a family member are suffering from a criminal justice issue or other traumatic/life-altering event, please contact us to schedule an initial call or appointment. The darkest days of a person’s life can be a time of renewal and hope.

Rev. Jeff Grant, JD, M Div, Co-Founder
Linked In

Lynn Springer, Co-Founder
Innocent Spouses, Families & Children

Rev. Joseph Ciccone, Ed D, M Div
Supervising Minister

Jacqueline Polverari, MBA, MSW, Advocate
Women’s Incarceration Issues


Progressive Prison Ministries, Inc. is an outreach ministry of St. Joseph Mission Church, 450 Wilfred Terrace, Cliffside Park, NJ, 07010, Rev. Father Joseph Ciccone, Ed. D, M Div, presiding, (201) 754-4GOD,, St. Joseph Mission Church is a parish of the Progressive Catholic Church, Rt. Rev. A. Edmund N. Cass, D Min, CFS, OCR, Presiding Bishop, Little Portion Friary, 106 Courtney Circle, Greenville, SC, 29617,

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