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Many of our publications deal with the issues facing prisoners' children and families. Find out more

Supporting Prisoners' Children and Families

Pact runs a range of services which are designed to support the children and families of prisoners.

Visitors' Centres

Pact visitors' centres offer a child-friendly, welcoming space for people visiting loved ones in prison.

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Supervised Play Services

Pact runs children's play schemes in a number of prison visits halls.

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Time to Connect class

Time to Connect

is a parenting course which develops relationships between imprisoned parents and their children.

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Inside Stories

Pact uses story telling to improve prisoners' relationships with their children.

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Pact Lunch

Pactruns catering services for prisoners and their families in prison visits halls and visitors' centres.

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Integrated Family Support

Our Integrated Family Support Service improves outcomes for offenders and their families.

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The Left Behind Campaign

Our 'Left Behind' campaign aims to ensure that no child or adult is put at risk because the person who looks after them has been sent to prison.

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Building Stronger Families

Is a gender-specific course to help improve communication between prisoners and their loved ones.

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Building Bridges

is a course designed to help strengthen relationships between young offenders and their loved ones.

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