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Prison In-Visits Program

Prison Visits

This program provides support to children when they visit their parent in prison. The program helps lessen the often difficult experience of visiting family in prison, where emotions can be strained.

Designed to develop stronger bonds between the child and their parent in prison, the children are given a safe space in the visits room set up with toys and activities where they can play with other kids in a similar situation.

While the child is having fun, the parents and carers have time to talk without having to keep an eye on their child. When children enjoy the experience, the connection between parent and child is strengthened.

The program is run by one of our qualified and experienced child care workers along with our trained volunteers.

Who is it for?

For children and their parents and carers visiting a prison, as well as parent in prison.

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