Family Matters

This is a comprehensive resource pack suitable for practitioners working in various settings such as Children's Centres, Probation and Prison Services, Schools and others who are in direct contact with prisoners and their families.


It is a 'tool-kit' to enable and encourage professionals to better support and further understand the issues prisoners' families are faced with. It includes background policy and research information, helplines, benefits and financial advice, resources for children and parents, publications from other lead organisations e.g. DVD's and books. A bespoke version of the resource pack is available for those working in educational sectors. This tailored pack includes guidelines for schools working with prisoners' children and electronic resources for Behaviour Support teachers, Learning Mentors and Educational Psychologists to work through the feelings and emotions a child is faced with who has a family member in prison. It is available to buy for £60.00

See Thames Valley Partnership to access this resource below: 

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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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