Information Sheets

Families Outside produces handy information sheets that summarise specific issues that families affected by imprisonment may encounter.

  1. Preparing for a prison sentence
  2. What to expect when starting a prison sentence
  3. Time in custody
  4. Worried about a prisoner’s health
  5. Visiting someone in a Scottish prison
  6. Travel and transport to Scottish prisons and help with travel expenses
  7. Visiting prison with your child
  8. Talking to children about imprisonment
  9. Transfers
  10. When someone is convicted of a serious or sex offence
  11. Information about the Sex Offender Register
  12. Integrated Case Management (ICM)
  13. Parole
  14. Home Detention Curfew (HDC)

All reports and publications produced by Families Outside are Copyright © 2017.

If you have any suggestions for new information sheets, contact us.

“I use your leaflets at the moment with reference to HDC, but when I see the families, there are other issues that sometimes arise and I have found the service that you provide excellent.”
Criminal Justice Throughcare, Kilmarnock

Translation Service
The two factsheets on Home Detention Curfew and Integrated Case Management are also available in Polish and Urdu.  Please feel free to contact us for copies.  We would like to thank the Scottish Prison Service for their help.If you can’t find what you are looking for and you have checked our Links section, then please feel free to get in touch with us, and we will endeavour to assist you.


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