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.

Great Lanarkshire Bake Off

A big thanks to the finance department of North Lanarkshire Council who hold a ‘cake day’ three times every year, donating the proceeds to charity. This time round they held a raffle and a cake sale (all donations) as well as an egg decorating competition. Through their tasty ‘cake day’, the finance department raised £330 […]


Hope’s Garden

Families Outside recently received a donation from EDI Communications that has enabled our Family Support Team to offer clients aromatherapy treatment.  Aromatherapy is known to reduce stress and anxiety and will complement the input from our Family Support Team. We believe this will make an enormous difference to people who would otherwise not have an […]


Evidence Request Bank

An evidence service for the third and public sectors – we need your views! Want support to develop services informed by reliable evidence? Want answers to your practice questions? Help us develop an evidence service that meets YOUR needs. Complete our brief survey now to be in with a chance to win £200 voucher. The […]


Trauma Informed Practice (2 Day Workshop) – Apply Now

Below you will find further information and booking forms for the 2-day workshop on trauma-informed practice, delivered by international expert Dr Stephanie Covington. The deadline for applications is 14 February 2014, and successful applicants will be informed shortly thereafter (please see the application form). We hope to include everyone who has expressed an interest, but […]


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