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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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Rendering Them Visible

Rendering Them Visible

A review of progress towards increasing awareness and support of prisoners’ families. Prison populations have drastically increased in many countries over recent years, and as a consequence, so too the number of families and children affected by a relative’s imprisonment.  A literature review carried out 12 years ago identified a vast knowledge vacuum in relation […]

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Calendars 2016 - For Sale

Calendars 2016 – For Sale

2016 calendars now available! Featuring artwork from children of prisoners throughout Europe, these calendars include captions from postcards children sent to MEPs about simple things they would change to improve their contact with parents in prison: “I wish I could show my toys to my mum.” CD calendars – £4 Wall calendars – £7   […]

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