On Thursday 8th September 2022, the Action for Children and Families of Prisoners Network joined together online for their seventh meeting. The primary focus of the meeting was for individual members to provide an update on the work they have been carrying out on...
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...
The Network welcomed Siobhán Cafferty, Social Enterprise Project Manager for the Irish Criminal Justice Sector, to present her work on the Working to Change Strategy.
The Network welcomed two representatives from Dillon’s Cross Project in Cork, who will hopefully be joining the Network meetings going forward into the future.
The Network made a brief submission to the Public Consultation on the next Government Policy Framework for Children and Young People in Ireland, specifically focusing on children and young people with a family member in prison in Ireland.
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...
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.
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.
The network met with representatives of the Irish Prison Service, including Fergal Black (Director of Care and Rehabilitation), to discuss priorities for children and families of prisoners in Ireland.
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 recently launched report.