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Year of the Dad Events

Year of the Dad Events

We are delighted to see so many Year of The Dad events going ahead at prisons across Scotland. These events highlight the positive impact fathers can have in their children’s lives, showing that being in prison does not have to stop you from being a good dad. Families Outside participated in events at HMP Addiewell alongside […]

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Cross Party Group

Cross Party Group

Expressions of Interest. Following the start of the new Parliamentary session the Cross Party Group on Children and Families Affected by Imprisonment will be reconvened by Mary Fee MSP. If you wish to attend, please can you note your interest with Rebecca Joyce rebecca.joyce@familiesoutside.org.uk    

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Who Are 'These Families'?

Who Are ‘These Families’?

“Concerned about the kinds of people who will be visiting prison, hanging around shops, close to the school, travelling on same bus service, if it cannot be 100% assured this would not put people who live in Milton of Leys area at risk then the prison should not be built.” “The increase in traffic and […]

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Year of the Dad at Greenock!

Year of the Dad at Greenock!

To celebrate ‘Year of the Dad’, HMP Greenock is having an events week (25-31 July). Working in partnership with prisoner parents (male & female), prison education designed and developed poster for parents and their children with the theme ‘I love my Mum/ Dad because…’ and ‘I love being a mum/dad because…’, for parents and their […]

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25 Years of Families Outside

25 Years of Families Outside

Families Outside is the only national charity in Scotland that works solely to support the families of people affected by imprisonment.  In 2016 we celebrated 25 years of providing this vital service.  Click on the image below to listen to a few of the voices of those who have worked with and been supported by […]

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