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How to cope with changes in your life Introduction Life after a family members’ arrest can be extremely difficult. As well as coping with feelings of loneliness, many people have to continue the task of raising children by themselves, as well as maintaining a healthy relationship with their imprisoned family member. This Jigsaw leaflet will […]

A guide for families coping with life after an arrest

The arrest of a family member is a very difficult experience to deal with. However, there is help at hand. This booklet will provide advice on how to cope with the initial shock, and the implications of an arrest. You will also learn how Jigsaw, the visitors’ centre based at Leeds prison, can help you […]

Helping children cope

The imprisonment of a parent is especially hard on children, who will look to the adults around them for the comfort and support that they need. Knowing how you can help your child will not only help them get through the experience, but also make life easier for you, and bring you some of the […]

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