Families and children

Affect
Working for families and friends facing possible 'life'/long prison sentences.

ChildLine
Free helpline for children and young people in the UK
Helpline: 0800 1111

The Childrens' Society
Helping vulnerable children and young people through children's centres and support initiatives.

Clinks
Advocates for change who support voluntary organisations who work with prisoners and their families.

Kidscape
Helping to prevent bullying and child abuse.

Home Start
Offers help, friendship, advice or support for those raising a family in difficult times.

'Out There' Supporting Families of Prisoners
Free and confidential service for those serving the 'sentence on the outside' in the Greater Manchester area. Offers friendship, information and advice.

Parentline Plus
Works for, and with, parents facing challenging situations.
Parentline: 0808 800 2222

SOVA (Supporting Others through Voluntary Action)
Volunteer mentoring organisation working across the criminal justice system who provide an advocacy service for children and help with family relationships (England and Wales).