Pact reacts to Secretary of State David Gauke's speech

Pact praises David Gauke for move to install prison phones in response to Lord Farmer Report, but urges action on prisoner safetyRead more

Prisoners' Families Living in Fear

Read the brand new evaluation of our helpline, which received a record numbers of calls from families concerned about the risk of death or injury to loved ones in prison.Read more

Brand new animation: A Journey into Prison

Watch our brand new animation for children and young people, explaining the journey of someone going to prison.Read more

What do I tell the kids?

Over 200,000 children a year see a parent go to prison. In the midst of all the issues that imprisonment brings to family life, what do you tell the kids? A blog from Pact's Chief Executive.Read more

An Easter Message from Pact's Chief Executive

Could you support prisoners, people with convictions and their families? This Easter, we invite you to reflect on the lives of people in prison and their families, and the complex navigation to their rehabilitation.Read more

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