Prisoners Abroad

Prisoners Abroad

Charity information

Prisoners Abroad

Prisoners Abroad is a human rights and welfare charity providing humanitarian aid, advice and
emotional support to people affected by overseas imprisonment. We assist British citizens during
their incarceration, when they return to the UK and need access to resettlement services, and we
also support their family and friends throughout the trauma.

Founded 1978

  • Mission statement


    That people survive imprisonment overseas with dignity and hope.


    To provide a lifeline for British citizens and their families during and after imprisonment overseas.

  • Aims

    Prisoners Abroad aims to:

    • To safeguard the welfare and human rights of British citizens detained overseas.
    • To reduce the isolation and deprivation experienced by both prisoners overseas and their families.
    • To prevent destitution and street homelessness among British citizens returning from overseas and give them a second chance to rebuild their lives.
  • Overview

    Established: April 1978

    Registered Charity Number: 1093710

    Board members: 13

    Full time staff: 24

    Part time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 217

    Phone number: 020 7561 6826

    Address: 89-93 Fonthill Rd, Finsbury Park, London N4 3JH

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