Action for
Children and Families
of Prisoners

We are a network focused on children and families affected by imprisonment. Our members include community-based organisations, researchers, and advocacy groups. We aim to map current knowledge and supports, and disseminate best practices and actions for change.

The estimated number of children with a parent in prison on any given day in Ireland

The estimated number of children who experience parental imprisonment each year in Ireland

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Network Submission to the Judicial Planning Working Group

Network Submission to the Judicial Planning Working Group

In this submission to the Open Consultation of the Judicial Planning Working Group, the Action for Children and Families of Prisoners Network contributes to the theme of 'development of judicial skills'. In this submission, the Network notes the need for judicial...

Upcoming opportunities: Oct + Nov 2021

Upcoming opportunities: Oct + Nov 2021

Here we collate a range of opportunities to bring about positive sustained changes for children and families affected by imprisonment. This page will be updated as new opportunities arise.

Network Submission to the Review of Prison Rules

Network Submission to the Review of Prison Rules

The Network made a submission to the consultation on the review of the Prison Rules 2007 (‘the Rules’), with a specific focus on sections of the Rules that relate to the priority work areas of the Network.

     

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