We are delighted to share our 30th anniversary video with you. This short film was created to give an insight into the challenges and issues faced by families affected by imprisonment, and the work we do to support them.

This video focuses on what we have achieved as an organisation over the past 30 years, where we are now in 2022, and our vision for the future.

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the making of this film, not least the families themselves who represent so many more across Scotland.

Families Outside Change in Chairman

After four years at the helm of Families Outside, it is with great regret that we announce that Gillian Stewart has stood down as Chairman of our charity, having served the full tenure allowed by our constitution.  Over the last seven years as a member of our Board (and latterly our Chairman), Gill has been a great […]

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Wells of Hope Report

Our Child & Family Suppor Manager, Sarah Roberts, was delighted to be able to attend this year’s international study week on children of prisoners in Kampala, Uganda, from 23 to 28 September 2013. Hosted by Wells of Hope Ministries, the programme included meetings with charities, non-government organisations, and the Ugandan Prison Service as well as visits […]

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GPS Tracking in Community Supervision: What Should Scotland Do?

Rapid advances in technology to monitor and track human movement demand urgent answers to fundamental questions about its use in the criminal justice system. How should Electronic Monitoring be harnessed? What should, (and should it not), be used for? What does it mean for the future of sentencing and the delivery of community penalties? And […]

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Prisoners Week 2013

Prisoners Week is an initiative of the Churches and each year is held in the third week of November. The theme for 2013 is Time to Change?  Prisoners Week runs from 17-24 November when there will be a number of events in prisons and communities across Scotland. This email warmly invites you to the Prisoners […]

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Deep Wells of Hope

An international study week on children of prisoners in Uganda We were delighted to be able to attend this year’s international study week on children of prisoners in Kampala, Uganda. Hosted by Wells of Hope Ministries, the programme included meetings with charities and the Ugandan Prison Service as well as visits to schools, prisons, and […]

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