SAVN is an organisation working with children of prisoners in Denmark.

Mission Statement:

To support children and families affected by an imprisonment by providing them with tools as well as direct help.

Activities include:

  • working closely with the Danish Institute of Human Rights on issues concerning prisoners’ children
  • provide counseling to children and families
  • organises weekend excursions for the children
  • hosts awareness-raising conferences on the issue
  • thanks to their efforts, each prison officer recruited in Denmark must receive specialized training with SAVN in order to educate the staff on the needs of children visiting prisons

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