Correctional Ministries and
Chaplains Association


American Correctional Association (ACA)
The ACA provides a professional organization for all individuals and groups, both public and private that share a common goal of improving the justice system.

American Jail Association (AJA)
The AJA is a national, nonprofit organization that supports the professionals who operate our nation's jails. It is the only national association that focuses exclusively on issues specific to the operations of local correctional facilities. 

American Probation and Parole Association (APPA)
The APPA mission is to serve, challenge, and empower our members and constituents by educating, communicating, and training; advocating and influencing; acting as a resource and conduit for information, ideas, and support; developing standards and models; and collaborating with other disciplines.

Correctional Ministries and Chaplains Association (CMCA)
CMCA is a nonprofit organization that supports its members by connecting, encouraging, equipping, and strengthening Christians as they fulfill the Great Commission in Corrections.