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The Voices of Children Affected by Imprisonment

The Voices of Children Affected by Imprisonment

The COPE (Children Of Prisoners Europe) Annual Conference 2014 was hosted in Scotland by COPE member, Families Outside. During the conference audio/video clips were played highlighting the plight of children affected by imprisonment throughout the world. This video will allow you to now hear their powerful voices.  Click on the image below…    

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Welcome Back, Hiya, and Farewell

Welcome Back, Hiya, and Farewell

We are delighted to welcome back Kerry Knox to the fray. Having been on maternity leave, Kerry returned to us at the start of July and will be working with families affected by imprisonment in Fife, linking in with services offering (or that could be offering) these vulnerable families support. And hiya to Neil Allan, […]

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All Haily to the Ceilidh!

All Haily to the Ceilidh!

Thursday 5th June was a night to remember! With Jed Milroy and his friend Roddy on music, we danced the night away in the Counting House in Edinburgh with a few good old traditional dances as well as a few more creative jigs! Run in conjunction with the annual Children of Prisoners Europe (COPE) campaign, […]

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The Real Power of Peer Support

The Real Power of Peer Support

We’re a small team, and we can’t be everywhere so it’s great to see local support groups for family members affected by imprisonment! In 2013, members of our team were delighted to attend an open day on the west coast of Scotland for family members and the professionals who support them. The founding member of […]

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School Prison Link Project

School Prison Link Project

HMP Low Moss has begun an exciting new initiative to help dads to be more closely involved in their children’s education. The school/prison link project means that dads receive reports and updates directly from the school, while Families Outside helps teachers support these families better. Already we’ve had some great conversations with school staff and […]

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