Support and Advice for Families Affected by Imprisonment

When someone goes to prison it can be a challenging time for the whole family. At Families Outside we are here to provide you and your family with information and support regarding any issues you might be facing as a result of your family member’s imprisonment. We can help you

If you are looking for information or support, please contact our helpline on 0800 254 0088 or


Family Induction Webinar Series

The Families Outside family induction webinar series provides you with helpful information at different stages of the justice process.

Please note, you do not need a Vimeo account to view the webinars – just click on ‘download’ to watch the videos.


Prison and Prison Visiting

“Prison and Prison Visiting” focus on what life is like in prison and understanding the prison environment for both people in prison and those visiting

Keeping Connected

“Keeping Connected” focus on family contact during a family member’s time in prison


Supporting Children and Young People 

“Supporting children and young people” focus on support for children with a parent or significant adult in prison

Coming Home

“Coming Home” focus on preparing for release and family life following release

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