Expert panel finds relationship education is key to prison safety and reform

On Friday 17th March we were delighted to host the annual Sir Harold Hood Memorial Lecture and Symposium, with guest speaker and foremost international expert on relationship education, Dr Galena Rhoades.Read more

2016: "It was the best of times and the worst of times"

Pact CEO Andy Keen-Downs reflects on 2016, a year which saw record rates of violence, self-harm and suicide in prisons, but also a year in which Pact was able to provide support to more prisoners and their families than ever before.Read more

Become a Non-Executive Director of Pact Futures CIC

We are seeking the right person to join us to help us build on this positive start and make the most of the substantial opportunities available to us.Read more

Fresh Start: Autumn/Winter Edition

Read the latest edition of Fresh Start, our quarterly newsletter for Pact supporters, and find out what we've been up to in the past few months.Read more

Collateral Damage: The impact on children whose homes are raided by the police

Last week, Pact hosted a round table event to launch ‘Collateral Damage’, an inquiry into the impact of police home raids on the children and siblings of offenders in England.Read more

Pact welcomes new report which reveals hidden trauma of children whose homes are raided by police

Today sees the launch of the report ‘Collateral Damage’, an inquiry into the impact of police home raids on the children and siblings of offenders in England.Read more

Prison relationship education & parenting courses now accredited by SFJ Awards

We are very pleased to announce that we are now a ‘SFJ Approved Awards Centre', following a comprehensive assessment of our practice and quality processes.Read more

Cambridge University study highlights the benefits of family workers in prisons

Cambridge University's Institute of Criminology finds encouraging evidence that Pact’s service improves the emotional well-being of prisoners and motivates improved compliance with the prison regime.Read more

Prisons Week 2016

This week is Prisons Week - a time to direct our thoughts and prayers to prisoners, their families and their children.Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols calls for major reform of the prison system

Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, announced yesterday that the Diocese of Westminster would lead the way in the Church in 'banning the box', in order to give more reformed offenders the opportunity to gain employment.Read more