Press Releases


On this page you will find the latest press releases from POPS. If you require any further information, or you would like to request an interview, please contact POPS Head Office on 0161 702 1000 or by email



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POPS Annual Review 2012-13 ‘All the Right Ingredients’

For the first time POPS Annual Review is to be published solely online. Established as a peer support group back in 1988 POPS’ early days were spent in a kitchen and it is to this setting we return as we explore the work and how it has expanded and developed 25 years on. Read ‘All the Right Ingredients’.

National Knowledge and Advice Service for Families of Offenders April 19th 2013

POPS (Partners of Prisoners and Families Support Group) has joined up with Barnardos to provide information, support and training to professionals working with families of offenders, including those working in prisons, probation, voluntary organisations, local  and health authorities.

Prisoners’ Wives  March 7th 2013

The much anticipated series 2 of ‘Prisoner’s Wives’ airs next week. Families affected by the imprisonment of a loved one were involved in the development of the show.


North-West Prison Visitors’ Services  May 25th 2012

POPS is delighted to announce that the Ministry of Justice has awarded POPS the contract to provide Prison Visitors’ Services in 9 prisons across the North-West.

Prisoners’ Wives  January 26th 2012

In 2010 POPS (Partners of Prisoners and Families Support Group) were approached by Tiger Aspect Productions to act as consultants for the series ‘Prisoner’s Wives’.