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

Save the date: Children and Families Project Launch

SAVE THE DATE: Launch of Children and Families of People in Prison Project and publication of new report ‘Scoping Study on Maternal Imprisonment in Ireland’. The Irish Penal Reform Trust is holding a launch event for our new project on children and families of people...

Network Letter to the Irish Prison Service

Network Letter to the Irish Prison Service

On 26th August 2022, the Action for Children and Families of Prisoners Network sent a letter to Director General of the Irish Prison Service, Caron McCaffrey to follow-up on actions set out at our meeting with the Irish Prison Service on 7th October 2021. You can read...

     

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