Leaflets

Read our leaflets with further information and advice about topics including bullying, moving to secondary school and gangs.

Parent in prison

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  • The Outsiders - Living with Separation

    This booklet is for individuals experiencing the imprisonment of a family member. It explains the impact that separation can have on you, your imprisoned partner and the children involved. It also offers practical help about how to cope with your changing roles.

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  • The Outsiders - Preparing for Release

    This booklet discusses the issues for families as they prepare for the release and resettlement of a family member from prison. It provides helpful and practical information on some common hopes and fears expressed by both the person in prison and the family on the outside. Featuring quotes from ex-prisoners and their partners, the booklet covers issues ranging from the practicalities of finding employment to getting to know each other again and re-establishing a relationship.

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  • The Outsiders - Sent to Prison

    This Outsiders booklet is for individuals experiencing the imprisonment of a family member. It explains the impact on the family from the point of initial arrest to imprisonment itself, providing helpful information ranging from visiting prison to becoming familiar with prison jargon.

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  • The Outsiders - Telling the Children

    This Outsiders booklet provides helpful and practical information about the impact that imprisonment of a parent has on the children. The booklet covers a wide range of issues from what to say to the children, dealing with the child’s changing role in the family to coping with changes in a child’s behaviour.

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Family relationships

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Crime and antisocial behaviour

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Choosing, starting and moving school

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Understanding bullying

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  • Bullying - information and advice to support you and your child

    When children and young people talk about their experience of being bullied, they’re not talking about the give and take of normal socialisation. Many children are bullied for being ‘different’. It could be due to being tall, small, thin, fat, red-headed, clever or having a disability, special needs or because of gender, religion, sexuality or race.

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  • Bullying UK Helpline Poster

    We're here if you need to talk. Please print our poster and share with your friends, family and colleagues. If you have permission to do so feel free to place this poster on community notice boards. Thank you.

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Boundaries and discipline

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  • Discipline- information and advice for parents and families

    Discipline is not about punishment. Ideally,it begins from the earliest stages in a child’s development with parents and adult carers helping children to understand what is right and wrong whilst creating a secure place from which to experiment and learn about life.

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When your relationship isn't working

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Becoming a step-family

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Adoption

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Becoming a parent

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  • 6-18 months – From first tooth to first steps

    Being a new parent can be isolating – but there’s no need to be lonely. Getting out and about with your baby and meeting others builds a strong support network which can last through and beyond your baby’s pre-school years

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How we can help

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