Are there specific Prison Officers to help families – Family Contact Team?

Family Contact Officers offer support and information to Families Affected By Imprisonment. They provide guidance and advice relating to any concerns or issues you may have about your family member during their time in HMP Barlinnie. The Family Contact Team offer a range of programmes and activities for prisoners and their families which include: family inductions; parenting courses; play and share visits; storybook dads and family events.

Family Contact Officers can be contacted on 0141 770 2037 (The phone is not staffed at all times during the day, but there is an answer machine service so please leave your name and contact details and they will get back to you as soon as possible)