We are delighted to share our 30th anniversary video with you. This short film was created to give an insight into the challenges and issues faced by families affected by imprisonment, and the work we do to support them.
This video focuses on what we have achieved as an organisation over the past 30 years, where we are now in 2022, and our vision for the future.
Thank you to everyone who contributed to the making of this film, not least the families themselves who represent so many more across Scotland.
20 November 2014 it is Universal Children’s Day. In 1954, the General Assembly recommended that all countries institute a Universal Children’s Day, to be observed as a day of worldwide fraternity and understanding between children. It recommended that the Day was to be observed also as a day of activity devoted to promoting the ideals […]
Behind The Mask Most of us are adept at presenting ourselves to others in different ways. Sometimes it can suit to project a certain image. But behind the mask something very different may be going on. In the earliest theatres, actors performed behind masks, concealing their true selves to play a part. In prison it’s […]
Case 1: Our Family Support Coordinator for North Strathclyde supported the father of a prisoner to apply for a Blue Badge (disabled parking), following recent treatment for throat cancer. The prisoner was the main carer for his father prior to his imprisonment, carrying out daily tasks such as cooking, cleaning, shopping, and walking the dog. […]
Our Regional & Family Support Coordinator for Fife is now working alongside Fife Sports and Leisure Trust, to support families with inequalities to access physical activities for the whole family. The Fife Sport and Leisure Trust will issue the family with a leisure card that will give them access to a range of leisure facilities across […]
Prisoners Week this year runs from 16 – 23 November 2014. This initiative is run by the Churches and aims to stimulate discussion, highlight concerns and share hope, in prisons and communities across Scotland. 2014 Theme: the theme for this year is ‘Behind the Mask’ and offers an opportunity to see others – and perhaps also ourselves – […]