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Families Outside responds to the Programme for Government

Families Outside CEO has given her response to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's Programme for Government announcement. Nancy Loucks said: “Families Outside welcomes the Scottish Gove…

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Job Vacancy in Aberdeen

Regional Family Support Coordinator

Do you have experience of providing direct support to vulnerable families, and the professionals working with them? Are you able to train and prom…

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News Release - Send your MSP to Prison

Families Outside, the only national charity in Scotland that works solely support families affected by imprisonment, is sending MSPs to prison. One of the greatest challenges families affecte…

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Pupils suffer in silence when a parent goes to prison

Often a school won’t know when one of its pupils loses a parent to prison – but schools can actually play a major role by engaging that parent in their child’s education, writes Gordon C…

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Crowdfunding - Give Children a Voice to Share Their Experiences

Give children a voice to share their experiences of parental imprisonment at international conference. We have recently worked with two sisters, Alice and Eilidh-Jane, whose father was impr…

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Guidance and Resources for Schools in Supporting Children Impacted by Imprisonment

As of June 2018 Families Outside has updated its Guidance and Resources for Schools in Supporting Children Impacted by Imprisonment. This e-resource, designed to help teachers and other pro…

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Early Years Assistance Consultation - response from Families Outside

Early Years Assistance, Consultation on the Best Start Grant Regulations Response from Families Outside Scottish Government’s The Best Start Grant aim…

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Recruiting Now - Regional Family Support Coordinator (North East)

Families Outside is the only national organisation that works solely on behalf of children and families affected by imprisonment in Scotland. We are currently recruiting for a Regional Family …

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Adverse Childhood Experiences - NHS Health Scotland

NHS Health Scotland has produced this short animation to contribute to raising awareness about the impact of childhood adversity. We hope it can stimulate discussion about what action can be t…

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Best Interests of the Child when Sentencing a Parent

One of the areas in which the development of the concept and understanding of the rights of the child is beginning to have a significant effect is in relation to the impact of the child’s pa…

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