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FAMILIES OUTSIDE LAUNCH NEW “MY STORY” AND “MY VISIT” RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN WITH A PARENT IN PRISON IN SCOTLAND

FAMILIES OUTSIDE LAUNCH NEW “MY STORY” AND “MY VISIT” RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN WITH A PARENT IN PRISON IN SCOTLAND

Families Outside, Scotland’s only national charity that works solely with children and families affected by imprisonment has launched two new resources for children with a parent in prison.  The first, “My Story,” was developed by Katie following her experience of her dad being imprisoned. “My Story” was written by Katie after her dad was sent […]

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Comment from Families Outside to media reports that one third of mobile phones issued in HMP Barlinnie have been tampered with

Comment from Families Outside to media reports that one third of mobile phones issued in HMP Barlinnie have been tampered with

On 13th September, ITV News reported that since August 2020 when mobile phones were issued to more than 7,600 people held in Scottish prisons following the suspension of prison visits during the pandemic, 728 have been found to be operating with illegal SIM cards. Families Outside is the only national charity that works solely on […]

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Families Outside Launches New Accredited Training Modules

Families Outside Launches New Accredited Training Modules

Families Outside, Scotland’s only national charity that works solely for children and families affected by imprisonment, has launched new accredited training aimed at professionals who come in to contact with children and families affected by imprisonment. The training modules, “Families Outside – Families Affected by Imprisonment,” are designed to raise awareness of the impact on […]

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Families Outside is seeking new Board members

Families Outside is seeking new Board members

Families Outside is the only national charity in Scotland working to support the families and children of people affected by imprisonment. We are looking for 3-4 dynamic, motivated individuals with a passion to contribute to the governance of an excellent service for families affected by imprisonment to join our Board of Trustees. We are particularly […]

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