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

NETWORK NEWS

Fourth meeting of Action for Children and Families of Prisoners

Fourth meeting of Action for Children and Families of Prisoners

On Wednesday 8th September 2021, the Action for Children and Families Network joined together for the first meeting of the network for the 2021/2022 period. The primary focus of the meeting was to generate ideas on how to action the various recommendations of IPRT’s...

IPRT launches ‘Piecing it Together’

IPRT launches ‘Piecing it Together’

Piecing It Together: Supporting Children and Families with a Family Member in Prison in Ireland assesses progress on a series of recommendations made by IPRT in “Picking up the Pieces” in 2012.

Project overview and kick-off announcement

Project overview and kick-off announcement

IPRT is excited to announce a new three-year project aiming to reduce harm for children and families affected by imprisonment, with an additional focus on reducing female imprisonment.

     

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