General Child Services
Supports children, young people and their families affected by parental involvement in the criminal justice system.
In Canberra we provide a Prison In-visits Program, offering activities to children and young people in the visiting area of the Alexander Maconochie Centre.
Provides child/parent activity days quarterly allowing children and young people to spend an extended time period with their incarcerated parent, sharing a meal and engaging in fun activities in a relaxed environment.
Offers a Supported Children's Transport Service to enable children to visit their incarcerated parent with a trained and supportive worker or volunteer.
Also offers a Story Time program for eligible families, allowing detainees access to recordable storybooks for their children to take home.
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Disabled access Ramp, toilet
Access Fee No fee
Age Ranges Under 18 years of age
This organisation welcomes volunteer assistance. Contact for further details.
Children, Corrective Services, Prisoners, Youth