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Visitor Information Booklets:
Prisoners' Families Helpline https://www.prisonersfamilies.org/
General information about criminal justice processes such as what happens when someone is arrested, about bail, being remanded in custody, sentencing and release. They also operate a helpline which is open seven days a week: 0808 808 2003 (Mon-Fri 9am-8pm and Sat-Sun 10am-3pm).
Includes a series of videos to explain aspects of prison life which are available in different languages: Urdu, Shqiptare, Lietuviu, Polski, Portugues, Soomaali, Romana, Cymraeg. https://www.prisonersfamilies.org/prison-life-videos
Prison Advice and Care Trust https://www.prisonadvice.org.uk/
PACT supports prisoners, people with convictions, and their children and families.
Includes resources to help children understand more about when someone goes to prison.
Prisoners' Advice Service https://www.prisonersadvice.org.uk/
Prisoners’ Advice Service offers free legal advice and support to adult prisoners throughout England and Wales regarding their human and legal rights, conditions of imprisonment and the application of Prison Law and the Prison Rules.
Lucy Faithfull Foundation https://www.lucyfaithfull.org.uk/inform.htm
This organisation supports partners, relatives and friends of those who have committed online offences.
Talking forward https://www.talkingforward.co.uk
Offers peer support groups in Leeds for anyone whose family member has been investigated for an online sexual offence.
Links to a wide range of helplines and organisations that support your emotional and practical health. This list includes local (Leeds and West Yorkshire) and National organisations.
Young Minds https://www.youngminds.org.uk/young-person/find-help/
Help for young people to get the mental health support they need.
Includes advice for parents about how to support their children: https://www.youngminds.org.uk/parent/find-help/
Find a prisoner https://www.gov.uk/find-prisoner
Use the Prisoner Location Service to find people in prison when you do not know which prison they are in.
Help with the cost of prison visits https://www.gov.uk/help-with-prison-visits
You may be able to get help paying for the cost of a prison visit if you are on certain benefits or have a health certificate.
West Yorkshire Community Chaplaincy Project https://www.wyccp.org.uk/
WYCCP work alongside people who have been in prison to help them achieve settled and productive lives back in our community.
Bradford Court Chaplaincy Service https://bradfordcourtchaplaincy.org.uk
BCCS are an independent charity which has been providing practical, spiritual support to court users since 2009. This volunteer led organisation supports people across both law courts in Bradford. They offer free, confidential, practical and pastoral support to all court users.
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