Support for family of sentenced offenders

The following websites provide further details concerning imprisonment as well as information and help regarding the harms caused by imprisonment:

  • VAO offers support, such as peer groups and camps, for prisoners’ families and relatives. (The website is in Finnish.)
  • Portti vapauteen (gate to freedom) is an online data and help service maintained by the Probation Foundation Finland. The website includes, among others, discussion forums, guidance and an extensive data bank. (The website is in Finnish).
  • The Probation Foundation Finland, Krits, carries out services and projects, which are meant for both released offenders and their families and relatives.
Published 11.7.2019