Prisoners' families and children Children and young people For children My family member has gone to prison Where has my family member gone? Your family member may have done something which is against the law. The law is a set of rules which we all must follow. She/he now has to spend some time in prison. Is this my fault? This is not your fault. You have done nothing wrong. Your family member did something wrong but that does not mean that they are a bad person and it does not mean that they do not love you. Can I talk to my family member? Your family member will be able to call you on the phone when they have credit. You also can write letters to each other and even draw pictures for them! If you have a computer, you can also email your family member. Can I see my family member? If a grown up can take you to prison, then you will be able to visit. You will be able to draw, paint and play with your family member. What is visiting prison like? Click here to read 'My Visit' and find out what it's like to visit prison. William the Bear visits prison Here you can watch William the Bear visit prison!