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Launch of Police Family Contact Card in Kilmarnock

Launch of Police Family Contact Card in Kilmarnock

In recognition of the stress and anxiety following arrest, a South West Scotland Community Justice Authority working group of representatives from Strathclyde Police, Lighthouse Foundation and Families Outside has developed a contact card which arresting officers will leave with family members when an individual is arrested at home. The cards contain contact details of sources […]


Parenting Across Scotland - essays

Parenting Across Scotland – essays

A new collection of essays about parenting inScotlandhas now been produced by Parenting Across Scotland. Scotland: the best place in the world to bring up children? contains articles from a number of different contributors and highlights areas such as parenting under pressure, support for families during periods of transition, and parenting from early years to […]


Families Outside's New Poster

Families Outside’s New Poster

Families Outside has designed a new poster to promote the services we provide to families affected by imprisonment. We will be distributing this widely over the coming months. Feel free to comment on it…  


Scotland's Children's Hearings

Scotland’s Children’s Hearings

Are you able to help children and young people to have their say about Scotland’s Children’s Hearings system? The Scottish Government wants to hear what children and young people who have been through the hearings system think about its plans for reform of the Children’s Hearings system and if they think the Government’s proposals would improve […]


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