Support for professionals

We can support professionals working with those affected by the criminal justice system.
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Supporting you to support justice-involved families

It is estimated that around 1 in 15 children experience the imprisonment of a parent.

Supporting children affected by imprisonment

Every child is different, and how they respond to the imprisonment of a family member will vary from child to child and case to case. They may experience feelings of loss, shock, anger and guilt. They may also face practical difficulties such as loss of income and moving home.

This short guide offers an overview of the emotional and practical challenges associated with parental imprisonment.

Supporting Children Affected By Imprisonment

Are you a parent or carer?

Are you caring for a child or young person affected by imprisonment? We have resources for parents and children...