Surviving home detention was written by the women of Seeds of Affinity who have recent successful experience serving bail and Home Detention (Home D) as part of a sentence.
It is written for women but is also useful for families, friends and support services.
This guide is to help women on home detention understand:
When mum goes to prison was written to help children who might feel sad, frightened or confused when their mother goes to prison.
This guide is to help children understand:
what to expect when they visit mum
what sorts of things your mum is doing while she’s in prison
what to do when you visit
where you can go for some help if you need it
I was pleased to have the opportunity to support an initiative which represented the work of women who are very much in need of gainful employment and the support which is derived from the group setting. I am aware from my own work of the benefits that the program has produced in the lives of women who have participated. - Greg Mead, Senior Counsel, Legal Services Commission of SA