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Family support for children and families affected by imprisonment: A handbook for Families First services in Wales

Author : Barnardo's (October 2012)

Price : Free

This handbook is designed to be an accessible aid to practice for busy staff and their managers as they strive to develop their reach to the children and families of prisioners.

The children of prisoners and their families are a highly vulnerable group. Families First services, with their combination of universal and targeted services, their base in the community and their potential for early intervention, are a key resource for meeting the needs of this group. This handbook is designed to be an accessible aid to practice for busy staff and their managers as they strive to develop their reach to these children and families. It is not a call for more resources. The aim is to support services to target resources effectively towards the most vulnerable.



Associated subjects and types

Tools for professionals, Family support


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