Prison Services

The Prison Service have an important role to play in ensuring that children and young people are kept safe from harm.

The Prison Service is a section of the Committee for Home Affairs.

The main purpose of the Prison Service is to serve the public by keeping in custody those committed by the courts. The Prison Service's duty is to look after them with humanity and to help them lead law abiding lives in custody and after release.

The Prison Service's role in safeguarding children is;

This is achieved by;