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A view of a prison yard from behind bars

Training course to support children affected by the ‘Hidden Sentence’ of parental imprisonment

At HMP Winchester’s visitors centre, every day inside the prison walls presents challenges. ‘You can’t assume anything of the people coming in and what this visit means to them,’ says Caroline Feltham-King, a volunteer with Spurgeons’ Invisible Walls project. ‘Some…

New online multimedia exhibition encourages dads to get creative behind bars

A new online exhibition showcases the work between fathers and Spurgeons colleagues who have been creating projects that benefit their children outside the walls of the prisons. The work has been made into an online exhibition, entitled ‘The Art of…

Spurgeons colleague recognised for partnership working at national Youth Custody Service Awards

We are proud to share that Nii Anum of Spurgeons Prisoner and Significant Others Service at HMP/YOI Feltham has been recognised for his positive partnership working at the Youth Custody Service Staff Awards.  The staff awards, held at HMPS Newbold…

HMP Winchester Celebrates 10-Years Of The Invisible Walls Programme

HMP WINCHESTER CELEBRATES 10-YEARS OF THE INVISIBLE WALLS PROGRAMME – KEEPING FAMILIES TOGETHER AND REDUCING REOFFENDING   ‘Invisible Walls’, a prison-based family support service run out of HMP Winchester by Spurgeons Children’s Charity, has just celebrated its 10-year anniversary in…