Current tag: parole

Home visits by the probation service

If a prisoner is being considered for parole, home leave, or home detention curfew, one of the reports routinely required is a report on the home they would be returning to on release. This will usually be written by a probation officer in the community based on a visit to the address. For Home Detention […]

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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