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    Pact have launched Our Voice: the Charter for Children & Young People who are affected by Imprisonment

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    We have an exciting BBC1 appeal which will be broadcast on iPlayer & 13.00 on Wednesday 22nd

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    We help children feel relaxed and happy while visiting relatives in a prison environment.

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    Pact has over 100 years' experience of supporting prisoners and their families.

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    Our training courses are aimed at helping people throughout the criminal justice system.

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Welcome to Pact

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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.
Pact provides services in 50 prisons across England and Wales. This includes Family Support Caseworkers, Visitors’ Centres, children’s play, tea bars, relationship and children education courses and resettlement projects. Pact also run training for prison, probation and local authorities.
We also have a freephone helpline that is open Monday to Wednesday for anyone affected by imprisonment: 0808 808 3444


Current prison population of England and Wales
Children with parents in prison tonight

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