National Family Support services

Children of Prisoners – Maintaining Family Ties

Children of Prisoners - Maintaining Family Ties

Produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), provides information about resources and research for anyone who works indirectly or directly with families with a parent in prison.

Partners of Prisoners and Families Support Group

Offenders’ Family Helpline: 0808 808 2003 (Line open: weekdays 9am – 8pm & weekends 10am – 3pm)

Prison Service

Information on keeping in contact with someone in prison; visiting someone in prison and getting help with travel costs to prison.

Prisoners Advice and Care Trust (PACT)

Information and advice to families affected by imprisonment, including on visiting family in prison, kinship care, research and links to organisations and resources.



ID: 1876, revised 22/02/2023