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.