Ormiston Families – Breaking Barriers Counselling Service

Breaking Barriers is a service run by Ormiston Families.   The service provides support for children and young people affected by the imprisonment of a close family member.

The one-to-one support aims to reduce anxiety around prison, promote emotional wellbeing and school attendance.  It offers a safe space for children and young people to talk, play and express themselves.

Who the service provides for

Children and young people with a close family member in prison.

How the service is accessed

Professionals and parents can make referrals using the contact details below.

Phone number

01245 552453

Operational locations

  • Essex


HMP Chelmsford, Visitors Centre
200 Springfield Road