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Santa's Good List Was Long This Year!

Santa’s Good List Was Long This Year!

In the run up to the Christmas, Families Outside was delighted to receive our largest donation of gifts yet from Greyfriars Church in Lanark.  We were able to give these gifts to children of the families we support and to children visiting prisons for Christmas.  Many thanks to the parishioners of Greyfriars Church for their […]

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What Can Health Professionals Do?

What Can Health Professionals Do?

Families Outside has produced a new booklet on the subject of health practitioners supporting prisoners’ families.   What Can Health Professionals Do? is a booklet which offers information and guidance to health professionals so they can better support prisoners’ families and children. To view the booklet please click on the image.  If you would like copies of the booklet, […]

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Career Criminals?

Career Criminals?

An article entitled Career Criminals? written by our colleague, Sarah Roberts, was recently published in the January 2014 edition of Career Matters.   In the article Sarah shares insights gained whilst undertaking a Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship in Australia and the USA, looking at how advisers can support families affected by imprisonment.    Careers advisers […]

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Families Outside Change in Chairman

Families Outside Change in Chairman

After four years at the helm of Families Outside, it is with great regret that we announce that Gillian Stewart has stood down as Chairman of our charity, having served the full tenure allowed by our constitution.  Over the last seven years as a member of our Board (and latterly our Chairman), Gill has been a great […]

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Wells of Hope Report

Wells of Hope Report

Our Child & Family Suppor Manager, Sarah Roberts, was delighted to be able to attend this year’s international study week on children of prisoners in Kampala, Uganda, from 23 to 28 September 2013. Hosted by Wells of Hope Ministries, the programme included meetings with charities, non-government organisations, and the Ugandan Prison Service as well as visits […]

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