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Content on the impact on fathers and their families of fathers’ incarceration, with particular reference to Young Offenders, during the men’s imprisonment and the process of re-settlement.

Practice » Imprisoned fathers
17 October 2012
DADS IN PRISON/YOUNG OFFENDERS’ INSTITUTIONS Questions we have been asked include: ‘Young father in YOI wants to attend birth of child’ ‘Father in prison wants to see his children’ ‘Father has been moved to a prison far away from his family – visits now impossible’ In research carried out in 2009, Barnardo’s found that around 160,000 children in the UK have a parent (mostly a father) in prison. 
Practice » Imprisoned fathers
21 July 2011
Reproduced with kind permission of the Times Educational Supplement. First published 15 July 2011 The sins of the fathers A child with a parent in prison often chooses not to speak about it at school, fearing stigma and humiliation. 
21 July 2011
Kate Hendry, Offender Lecturer, The Learning Centre, HMP Barlinnie Glasgow, writes: Seven dads, six mums, one granny and eleven children reading stories and eating cakes – a happy afternoon to celebrate fathers’ day and encourage reading. 
Practice » Imprisoned fathers
30 June 2011
Parc Supporting Families at HMP/YOI Parc is a group of staff who, along with the help of external agencies, have evolved an innovative and progressive provision for offenders, their children and families. 
Practice » Imprisoned fathers
2 July 2010
Making sure your agency registers key information about all dads as a matter of course is a MUST. In fact for all agency staff to ROUTINELY gather such details is the single most important step to engaging with substantial numbers of young fathers. 
FI research » Imprisoned fathers
10 March 2010
The picture for UK fathers of Black Caribbean heritage is complex since as many of their children are now conceived with partners from outside Black Caribbean communities than are conceived within them.