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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 - 5 New Posts

Families Outside is the only national organisation that works solely on behalf of children and families affected by imprisonment in Scotland. The Social Economy Growth Fund has allowed us to c…

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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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News Release - 27,000 children in Scotland are given new rights

Families Outside, the only national charity in Scotland to support families and children affected by imprisonment, are delighted to welcome the Council of Europe’s new guidelines that will p…

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In Brief 13

In Brief 13 was produced in February 2018, with this edition summarising the study carried out by Maria McGinley of The University of Strathclyde, into the impact of parental imprisonment of c…

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The Croft at Barlinnie - new website

Barlinnie Visitors Centre The Croft has a brand new website which can be found at https://www.barlinnievisitorscentre.org/ The Croft…

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‘If only I’d known about you earlier’ - a case study

Pete and Jane have two young children. They live in a happy home where Pete is the main carer and earner. In July 2016, Pete was sentenced to 3 years in prison. Shunned by her community,…

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Year of the Young Person

To launch our involvement in the Scottish Government’s Year of the Young Person, we are pleased to announce the launch of the next edition of our In Brief research series, due for…

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