All the latest news from Families Outside.

Support for Prison Visitors’ Centres

HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, Brigadier Hugh Monro, is calling for a visitors’ centre at every prison as part of his commitment to improving support to families affected by imprisonment.  Families Outside has been supporting his call for action, as visitors’ centres can offer a neutral venue for families to get the information & support […]


Fathers Network Scotland

Fathers Network Scotland (FNS) is a collection of professionals, dads, and individuals interested in fatherhood who have come together to help support men in their role as fathers in Scotland. The objectives of FNS are to: To promote the physical, mental and emotional health of fathers in Scotland through the provision of support to men in […]


Getting It Right For Every Child in Lanarkshire

Our Family Support Coordinator, Tracey Burns, recently attended the Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC) in Lanarkshire voluntary sector systems change event. The post event downloads, including speaker presentations, are now available to view online. To access them please visit the event website at and then click on the ‘Post-Event Downloads’ link on the left side […]


Butler Trust Award 2009/10

Our Family Support Worker, Kerry Knox, along with the staff at the Edinburgh Prison Visitors’ Centre, have recently received a Butler Trust Award for their work in supporting children and families of offenders in prison.


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