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

Latest News

Pact sees significant growth in 2014/15

Posted: January 11, 2016

Over the past year, we have seen significant growth in the number of people we have been able to support, in our team and services and in the number o

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Latvian churches adopt Basic Caring Communities model

Posted: January 4, 2016

After being visited by Pact in February 2015, a group of churches in Latvia’s capital city, Riga, have developed a programme based on Pact’s Basic Car

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Pact welcomes new tests for legal highs

Posted: December 2, 2015

Pact welcomes the news from Prisons Minister Andrew Selous that new tests will be introduced to detect the use of legal highs such as 'Spice' and 'Bla

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