Pact CEO responds to Secretary of State’s speech

Read Pact CEO, Andy Keen-Downs' response to this morning's speech from the new Secretary of State, and why prisoners’ children and families must be seen as more than a means to an end.Read more

Evaluation finds Pact’s work supporting young fathers in prison is a vital and indispensable service which encourages desistance

Southampton University evaluation finds Pact's work supporting young fathers in prison to be vital.Read more

Pact nominated for award for Family Literacy in Prisons course

Pact was delighted to be nominated for a Children and Young People Now Award for its Family Literacy in Prisons (FLiP) course developed in partnership with Sheffield University.Read more

New film launches Cardiff University report highlighting the positive impact of Pact’s work supporting mothers in prison

Watch our brand new film which launches a report by the University of Cardiff, highlighting the positive impact of Pact’s work supporting mothers in Eastwood Park Prison.Read more

Charities for Prisoners’ Children and Families Agree to Merge

Pact and Send Family Link (Send Play Project and Visitors' Centre Association) have agreed to come together as one charity from 1st October.Read more

Pact marks the sad news of the passing of Cardinal Cormac Murphy O'Connor

We wish to mark the sad news that Cardinal Cormac Murphy O'Connor, our former President, has passed away at the age of 85.Read more

Prisoners’ children tell their stories through new animations

Pact appears on BBC Breakfast showcasing our work with prisoners' children and brand new animations, alongside Michael Palin.Read more

Youth group creates Pact inspired graffiti art

We were delighted to take our youth group to a graffiti art session last week, where they created their Pact inspired piece ' Our Pact Voice.'Read more

Pact receives "glowing and consistently positive feedback" from mothers in prison in new report

Pact staff received glowing feedback from mothers in prison in a new report examining the impact of short custodial sentences on mothers and their children.Read more

Lord Farmer convinced that good relationships “must be the golden thread running through prison reform.”

We were delighted to co-host the event ‘Prisoners and Their Families: A Journey of Change’ at HMP Coldingley last week, with guest speaker Lord Michael Farmer.Read more