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02nd Oct, 2017

Roll out of new HMPPS Children and Family provider contracts

Today (2 October 2017) is the roll out day for new HMPPS Children and Family provider contracts across England and Wales

Today (2 October 2017) is the roll out day for new HMPPS Children and Family provider contracts across England and Wales.

Nearly every establishment in the public sector estate took part in the procurement process. The 3-year contracts aim to 'actively support friends and families in maintaining positive links with friends and relatives who are in custody' (HMPPS, 2017).

Richard Booty HMPPS Families Lead: 'Supporting a prisoner's relationship with his or her family and or significant others which are meaningful and constructive for them should be a primary focus for anyone caring for those in custody'

Please be aware that as many establishments are in the process of changing their providers, some of the information on the i-HOP website will be subject to change as we update.

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