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Storybook Dads  is a charity working in over 100 UK prisons, including women’s prisons, improving skills and family ties for prisoners and their children through literacy & creative projects.

Mission Statement:

Storybook Dads enables imprisoned parents to maintain meaningful contact with their children through story discs and other educational gifts, whilst improving literacy skills for both parent and child.

Activities include:

  • Providing opportunities for imprisoned parents to create precious personalised story discs and educational gifts for their children
  • Holding workshops to help prisoners to engage with reading, writing, IT and creativity
  • Training prisoners in the use of IT and digital editing software allowing them to acquire useful employment skills
  • Offering employment and volunteering opportunities to selected prisoner/editors upon their release from  prison to aid their reintegration into society

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