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Helping prisoners keep in contact with their families

Thousands of children across the region will be separated from one of their parents this Christmas, because they're in prison. But one charity is trying to help families divided by prison walls.

Erlestoke Prison's Barnardo's visitors centre organises dads playdays for inmates to spend a whole day with their children

At Erlestoke prison near Devizes, Barnardo's is running a special visitors centre. It's one of six charities to benefit from ITV's Text Santa campaign.

Barnardo's volunteer, Sophie Stanley "We encourage prisoners to spend time talking to (their kids) on the phone or writing or seeing them

In Rebecca Broxton's report, we've protected the identities of the families involved...

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