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Work by Sussex artist features in award-winning prison Visitors’ Centre

A new Visitors’ Centre at HMP Lewes will receive a High Sheriff’s Award, this month, for “establishing a really friendly and welcoming atmosphere in a place that can be frightening for visitors.” These are the words of Mrs Violet Hancock,…

Series of reports shines light of hope on prisons and family support

The received picture of life in today’s prisons is very negative, painted by so many stories of overcrowding, drugs, self-harming, suicides and violence. Yet a pattern has emerged of something more positive – the visitor centres and family support services…

Group of four teenagers on bench

In a nasty world, just be kind… especially to those harder to love

With more reports published this month highlighting the discrimination against children in care, and more failures to protect them from harm, our Chief Executive, Ross Hendry, reminds us of God’s expectations that His family does not forget these children in…