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Year of the Dad

Year of the Dad

In 2016, take part in a year of celebration, insight and collaboration to promote the importance of fathers in child development, supporting men to be the dads they want to be. How will this be achieved? Foster understanding of the key contribution fathers make to child development, family and community life. Increase awareness of the […]

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Prisoners Week (15-22 November 2015)

Prisoners Week (15-22 November 2015)

‘Just Us’ : Said quickly it sounds a little like ‘justice’! This year’s theme challenges the notion of there being an ‘us and them’ and invites all of us to see the potential in every human being. Prisoners Week is 40 years old this year.  It takes place in the third week of November and […]

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Please Donate to Our Charity Walk

Please Donate to Our Charity Walk

On Saturday 26 September our Chairman, Don Millar, is planning to walk the twenty four miles from HMYOI Polmont to HMP Edinburgh along the Union Canal.  Don will be doing this to raise funds for Families Outside, and to achieve the walk he will need a support team.  There are various ways that you can […]

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KIN - for young people, by young people

KIN – for young people, by young people

We’re really excited about KIN, a creative arts project by and for young people who have experienced the imprisonment of a family member. It’s for young people aged between 14 and 24 who are up for using their own experiences to design resources for other young people affected. To read more about this amazing opportunity […]

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You Can Help...

You Can Help…

Two important ways to support children and families affected by imprisonment this quarter… Support for Children (Impact of Parental Imprisonment) (Scotland) Bill Children with a parent in prison are often unseen, unheard, and unsupported. Mary Fee MSP, who convenes the Parliamentary Cross-Party Group on Children and Families Affected by Imprisonment, has launched a consultation for […]

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