Prisoners and prisoners' families
Action for Prisoners’ Families
Promotes the just treatment of prisoners' families by the prison system and society across the UK.
The Association of Visitors to Immigration Detainees (AVID)
Supports individuals and groups of visitors who visit some of those detained.
The Butler Trust
Identifies and celebrates the achievements of people who work with offenders in the UK.
Works with disadvantaged young people.
Email a Prisoner
Enables prisoners to receive incoming emails.
National monthly newspaper for prisoners, also available online.
National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (Nacro)
Independent voluntary organisation working to find practical solutions to prevent crime.
The National Association of Official Prison Visitors (NAOPV)
Promotes and helps to maintain the work of Official Prison Visitors.
The Prison Advice & Care Trust (PACT)
Supports children and families of prisoners, and works with prisoners inside and on release.
Partners of Prisoners and Families' Support Group (POPS)
Provides services and support to anyone who has a link with someone in prison.
Prison Chat UK
Online community for those who have a loved one inside the British prison system.
Offenders' Families Helpline
Information and support to anyone with a relative or friend in prison.
Helpline: 0808 808 2003
9.00am - 8.00pm Monday - Friday, 10.00am - 3pm Saturday
Prisoners' Families and Friends Service (PFFS)
Advice and information for families and friends of sentenced or remand prisoners, including help at court, support and friendship.
Freephone Helpline: 0808 808 3444
The Prince’s Trust
Offers practical solutions to help change young lives, including those of young offenders and ex-offenders.
Information, advice and support to Britons detained overseas, their family and friends, and to released prisoners.
Round the clock confidential emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Helpline: 08457 90 90 90
Government Support for Relatives and Friends of Prisoners
Help and support for the relatives and friends of prisoners.
Storybook Dads & Storybook Mums
Enables prisoners to record stories on CD for their children.
Confidential support for victims or witnesses, whether or not the crime has been reported to the police.
Works to improve public care for children and young people separated from families and living in residential or foster care.