This can involve a whole range of mixed emotions including sadness, fear, anxiety, anger, shame and embarrassment. These feelings are all very common and understandable, but can sometimes be difficult to cope with without expert support, advice and guidance.

As well as providing a reassuring welcome at our visitors’ centres, we offer a range of services for families.

Please note: Families and friends of prisoners who need advice or who have any questions can contact any of our visitor centre staff via email using the links below.