All the latest news from Families Outside.

Cross Party Group

Expressions of Interest. Following the start of the new Parliamentary session the Cross Party Group on Children and Families Affected by Imprisonment will be reconvened by Mary Fee MSP. If you wish to attend, please can you note your interest with Rebecca Joyce    


Year of the Dad at Greenock!

To celebrate ‘Year of the Dad’, HMP Greenock is having an events week (25-31 July). Working in partnership with prisoner parents (male & female), prison education designed and developed poster for parents and their children with the theme ‘I love my Mum/ Dad because…’ and ‘I love being a mum/dad because…’, for parents and their […]


25 Years of Families Outside

Families Outside is the only national charity in Scotland that works solely to support the families of people affected by imprisonment.  In 2016 we celebrated 25 years of providing this vital service.  Click on the image below to listen to a few of the voices of those who have worked with and been supported by […]


First Words – video from young people

KIN is an arts collective of 16-25 year olds with experience of the imprisonment of either a parent or sibling. It is an ambitious project – seeking to support the experts in familial imprisonment to tell the stories of what that’s like in order to open up the conversation across Scotland. Each member of KIN has […]


Rewarding a Job Well Done

Families Outside was delighted to receive the Tayside Community Justice Authority Diversity & Equality Award in recognition of our work with children and families affected by imprisonment. The Tayside CJA Awards Scheme recognises the effort of practitioners across the criminal and community justice sectors in Tayside who deliver consistency, effort, commitment, achievement, and performance throughout […]


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