Pact is a national charity which supports people affected by imprisonment. We provide practical and emotional support to prisoners' children and families, and to prisoners themselves.


Current prison population in England & Wales


Children with a parent in prison tonight

  • Pact has launched Our Voice: The Charter for Children & Young People who are affected by imprisonment.
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  • Want to know more about our work? Click here to watch our BBC appeal.
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  • Want to know how Pact can provide support for prisoners' family and friends in court?
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Latest News

Event: 200,000 Reasons to Care

On October 20th 2015, Pact will be running a free event for practitioners, commissioners, Tier 1 providers, policy makers, funders and academics who a

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HMP Swansea Praised After Unannounced Inspection

We were delighted to hear that, following an unannounced inspection by the Chief Inspector of Prisons, it was reported that  “Work to support prisoner

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Case Study - Pact Family Day builds links that ensure safe passage from prison life

Since our inception, we have advocated for child-friendly, welcoming visitors centres and dedicated, child-centric family days in prisons.

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