Childline - Parents in Prison

Childline have a dedicated page of their website for children and young people affected by imprisonment.


Here children and young people can access answers to common questions surrounding the criminal justice system and the impact this has on them. Advice includes what to tell school, how to cope emotionally, who to talk to and what to do upon the return of a parent into the family home. Childline have focused on the emotional impact a parent going to prison can have on children, and have included links to how to cope with stress, anger, depression and loneliness. There is also a message board for young people with a parent in prison to discuss their experiences and find other young people in a similar situation.

See Childline for further information:

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The Centre is delivered by Barnardo’s in partnership with Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS).
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