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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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First Words - video from young people

First Words – video from young people

KIN is an arts collective of 16-25 year olds with experience of the imprisonment of either a parent or sibling. It is an ambitious project – seeking to support the experts in familial imprisonment to tell the stories of what that’s like in order to open up the conversation across Scotland. Each member of KIN has […]

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Rewarding a Job Well Done

Rewarding a Job Well Done

Families Outside was delighted to receive the Tayside Community Justice Authority Diversity & Equality Award in recognition of our work with children and families affected by imprisonment. The Tayside CJA Awards Scheme recognises the effort of practitioners across the criminal and community justice sectors in Tayside who deliver consistency, effort, commitment, achievement, and performance throughout […]

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Training for Health Practitioners

Training for Health Practitioners

Following discussion with Glasgow City Health & Care Partnership, Families Outside is pleased to announce it will be funded over twelve months to deliver training on the impact of imprisonment on children and families to 400 Community Justice and Children & Families practitioners in Glasgow City, Inverclyde, Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire, West Dunbartonshire, and East Dunbartonshire. […]

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Rebalancing the Scales

Rebalancing the Scales

Children of Prisoners Europe (COPE)  has produced an awareness-raising video aimed specifically at lawyers and the judiciary to help increase the visibility of child rights when parents are sent to prison. Click the image to view the video:  

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