Please see the links below for support in your area

New Drop-in Advice Service for Families and Friends of Prisoners, 2018

Do you know someone facing a prison sentence? Are you coping alone? Need help talking to children? Concerned about paying bills? Worried about going to court or visiting a prison? Do you want to talk things through?

Drop in at Southwater Community Centre

1 Stainsby Street, St Leonards On Sea TN37 6LA

Drop in at Ore Community Centre 

455, Old London Road, Hastings, TN35 5BH

For more information or to make an appointment call Rachelle 07795388341

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Our Family Support Group meets in central Brighton every month. Please email or call 07795462149 for details of exact location and date.

You can also call our First Stop Advice Line on 01273 499843  for information about local support. Fridays from 10-4

At other times please call  the Offenders’ Families Helpline on 0808 808 2003 or Prisoners’ Families and Friends Service on 0808 808 3444.

Do you want to know what happens when someone first goes to prison? HMP Lewes have shared their induction checklist for prisoners.

To view the Family Court Project page, click here.


To contact Sam or Denis at Sussex Prisoners’ Families: Email us here

Registered office: 39-41 Surrey St, Brighton BN1 3PB 01273 499843

Sussex Children and Families of Prisoners is a Community Interest Company Limited by Guarantee. Company number 8631063.