News

All the latest news from Families Outside.

Deep Wells of Hope

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 […]

MORE

The Financial Impact of Imprisonment on Families

The Financial Impact of Imprisonment on Families

With the research carried out by Donald Dickie, the purpose of his paper is to focus attention on what happens to Scottish families, in financial terms, when a family member is imprisoned. There is a considerable amount of published work on the effects of imprisonment on families, but the majority of the research has explored […]

MORE

It's No Holiday - updated and online

It’s No Holiday – updated and online

Our It’s No Holiday film was created in 2006 to help and support teenagers who may be affected by imprisonment of a family member. About young people’s experiences of having a family member sent to prison, the film is an awareness raising and training resource which can be used with a range of audiences, form […]

MORE

HMP Dumfries Family Day

HMP Dumfries Family Day

The recent good weather has reminded us here at Families Outside of a Family Day held on 18 May outdoors at HMP Dumfries when the weather was more macs and wellies than shorts and t-shirts.  Regardless of this slight setback, Dumfries swam on through what turned out to be a fabulous and enjoyable family day […]

MORE

HMP Addiewell Family Fun Day

HMP Addiewell Family Fun Day

On Saturday 13th July HMP Addiewell had a Family Fun Day for prisoners and families, many of whom attend the prison’s “Family Bonding Visits”.  The day could not have been more perfect; the sun was shining, the skies were bright blue and for this day, all was right with the world.  The event was expertly […]

MORE

We use cookies. By browsing our site you agree to our use of cookies.

Accept