Support for families of loved ones in custody

Barnardo's NI

Across Northern Ireland

Type of support for people

  • Emotional or social support (e.g. befriending)
Help offered

Many families with a loved one in custody will be struggling with the unavoidable closure of visit facilities at all prisons due to the Covid 19 outbreak. This is especially true for children who may no longer be able to visit a parent.

If you are a parent/carer and need some support helping children to understand and cope with this change please get in touch with our Parenting Matters service staff at the various establishments below.

How to access this support

Maghaberry  contact either

  • Michele        07740515042
  • Charmaine   07594512284  

Magilligan or Hydebank contact  

  • Judith 07763580036
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