Family & Children’s Support

Call us on 01522 806611 or e-mail us at hello@LATcharity.org.uk

Family Support

LAT has a team of staff based at a number of prisons in the region, as well as at IRC Morton Hall, who are able to support families and children.  Staff are located at the following sites:

  • HMP Hull
  • HMP Humber
  • HMP Lincoln
  • IRC Morton Hall
  • HMP North Sea Camp
  • HMP Stocken

Our staff  can give information about visiting and about the prison / Centre, as well as general advice on anything you may be struggling with such as finances and housing.

Our teams act as a point of contact, encourage visiting by families, and aim to provide information to make visits less daunting for children and for other family members.  We can also develop links with schools and other agencies to ensure a father can stay involved in his child’s life whilst in prison.  Being Dad, a course to develop and hone parenting skills, is also offered to fathers and carers in prison.

You can pop in and see them when you come and visit, or phone them on the following numbers:

HMP Hull - 01482 282574 (main prison switchboard number 01482 282200)

HMP Humber - 01430 426564 (main prison switchboard number 01430 273000)

HMP Lincoln - 01522 663355 (main prison switchboard number 01522 663000)

HMP North Sea Camp - 01205 769300

HMP Stocken - 01780 795100 (main prison switchboard number 01780 795100)

Immigration Removal Centre Morton Hall - 01522 666819 (main IRC switchboard number 01522 666700)

 

Visitors are required to follow the HMPPS Dress Code when visiting

 

Our friends at Prison Voicemail have made a short animation about what to expect when a family member goes to prison.

Additional support is available via the national Prisoners’ Family Helpline who offer advice and support on all aspects of arrest, going to court and prison.  They are available on freephone 0808 808 2003.

Lines open:
Mon-Fri 9am – 8pm
Sat & Sunday 10am – 3pm

 

HM Prison Service and Lincolnshire Action Trust understand that prison can be very difficult, both for prisoners and for their families.  If you have any concerns about a prisoner / detainee at any of the locations above, please contact the Safer Custody line of the relevant Establishment:

HMP Hull - 01482 282273

HMP Humber - 01430 273458

HMP Lincoln - 01522 663287

HMP North Sea Camp - 01205 769359

HMP Stocken - 01780 795213

IRC Morton Hall 'Concern and Keep Safe Line' - 01522 666976

 

Each HMPPS establishment is required to produce an annual Family Strategy, in collaboration with the family services provider, setting out their approach to supporting family members and significant others.  A copy of the latest Strategy for each establishment that LAT supports can be found below:

HMP Hull

HMP Humber

HMP Lincoln

HMP North Sea Camp

HMP Stocken

IRC Morton Hall

 

 

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