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 If you have a close relative in prison we can support you in a variety of ways:

  • Offer you practical advice regarding finances, visiting prison, housing, employment etc
  • Provide you with useful books for you, your imprisoned relative and children ranging in themes from ‘Staying in Touch' to ‘What to tell the children’.
  • Help with contacting and talking to the Prison, Probation Officer’s etc
  • Offer you emotional support sessions to get you through the tough times.
  • Offer you support sessions for your children to express and manage difficult feelings brought about as a direct impact of having a parent/close relative in prison.
  • Provide you with support when you need it throughout the prison sentence from pre-sentence to post release.
  • We can support you and your family in all these ways even if you are no longer/do not want to have contact with your family member in prison.

 To receive help just call 020 8546 3258 during office hours or leave a message and a Families Apart worker will get in touch with you as soon as possible.