Mission Statement

It is the mission of Faithful Friend Ministry to demonstrate unconditional love to young people in America.

Areas of Ministry

  • Juvenile Correctional Facilities
  • Church Services
  • Summer Youth Camps
  • Corporate Human Resources
  • Learning Institutions

Our Goals

To go to as many opportunities for ministry as possible, to educate and encourage lay persons to become involved in juvenile assistance programs, and to raise financial support for juvenile programs.

Volunteers Needed

If you have a heart to reach troubled youth, please Contact Us for more information. If you're ready to jump in, just fill out the Long Application under Forms!


If you are interested in joining us for a visit to one of the juvenile detention centers we visit, you will need to register for the event. For security reasons, each event requires registration.


New Volunteers

If you have never volunteered with us before, we'll need you to fill out the following forms in order to enter the prison. The first form may be filled out online and the rest are in PDF format. Please print the PDF forms and fax or mail it back to us.

Long Application - For security reasons, we will call you to get a couple of pieces of information.

John Roach Release Form - For those who are joining us at John R. Roach Juvenile Detention Center. This must be signed and mailed to us at least one week before visitation.

F.A.S.T. Form - It is a departmental policy for all volunteers to submit to a criminal background check and submit to the Fingerprint Applicants of Texas (FAST) Services. You can schedule a fingerprint appointment by visiting www.ibtfingerprint.com or by calling 1-888-467-2080. The cost for fingerprinting is $9.95 and you may pay for FAST services online with a credit card or onsite with a check or money order only. Please remember to take the FAST Pass with you and have section two of the F.A.S.T. form completed for your scheduled appointment. Upon completion of your fingerprint process, FAST services will notify juvenile detention personnel of your completed application.

Short Application - For those who have already volunteered with us in the past and have cleared a background check.