Pact is a national charity which supports people affected by imprisonment. We provide practical and emotional support to prisoners' children and families, and to prisoners themselves.


Current prison population in England & Wales


Children with a parent in prison tonight

  • Do you have a family member or friend in prison? Find out how we can support you here
    Click here
  • Watch our new film starring Archbishop Peter Smith and Bishop Richard Moth
    Watch here
  • Want to know what Michael Palin thinks about our work supporting family members with a loved one in prison?
    Watch this video
  • Pact has launched Our Voice: The Charter for Children & Young People who are affected by imprisonment.
    Find out more >>
  • Want to know more about our work? Click here to watch our BBC appeal.
    Watch now >>
  • Want to know how Pact can provide support for prisoners' families and friends in court?
    Watch this video

Latest News

Become a Non-Executive Director of Pact Futures CIC

Posted: January 12, 2017

In 2014, Pact created Pact Futures CIC, as a wholly owned but independently governed subsidiary community interest company.  It is a company with a ch

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Fresh Start: Autumn/Winter Edition

Posted: November 23, 2016

Read the latest edition of Fresh Start, our quarterly newsletter for Pact supporters, and find out what we've been up to in the past few months.

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Collateral Damage: The impact on children whose homes are raided by the police

Posted: November 17, 2016

Last week, Pact hosted a round table event to launch ‘Collateral Damage’, an inquiry into the impact of police home raids on the children and siblings

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