News & Views

In our 'News and Views' section you will find updates about new pieces of information added to our Directories and see the latest news from agencies and policy makers working with children and families of offenders.

Our 'Messages for Professionals' blogs also provide the opportunity for children and families to share their views with practitioners about their experiences and reflections on the services they have recieved. If you are working with a child or family member who would like to contribute a 'Message for Professionals' please see the fliers attached and 'Contact Us' to submit an entry. If you are interested in staying up-to-date with NICCO you can sign up to recieve our regular email newsletter or follow us on Twitter.

Children's Commissioner acknowledges that 'there is very little information on children of prisoners'
Inspectors say 'The provision for prisoners to maintain their family ties was extensive, with an excellent range of visits and other activities.'
Published June 2018
HMI Prisons publish a document titled Expectations which contains the criteria against which they inspect prisons.
How creativity can strengthen the relationship between Fathers in prison and their Children
This week Fiona Bruce MP called a debate on the Care of Prisoner’s children.
Barnardo's NICCO represented at pan-European conference.
This is a blog from an OSG (Operational Support Grade) who works in a busy, city centre, local prison.
As part of our focus month on training, here is a review of Barnardo’s CAPO Training Provison by Service Manager Polly Wright
This is part two of a blog by a brave young man called Zach, who describes his experiences when his Dad was in prison
This is part one of a blog by a brave young man called Zach, who describes his experiences when his Dad was in prison
During the month of May, NICCO will be highlighting our training provision.

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