A Franciscan/Mercy Initiative
We believe in a world beyond imprisonment.

Welcome to the Bedford Row Family Project, Limerick


Bedford Row Family Project supports families of prisoners. Crime and imprisonment affects all of us and causes a lot of pain and distress in society.  In our work with families, children are our most important priority….

Why? Because we believe in a world beyond imprisonment.

A world where a child growing up in a family affected by imprisonment can be prevented from going down the same road.

A world where a child can be loved, nurtured and protected.

A world where fear, anxiety and uncertainty  in families can be replaced by trust and hope.

Read our website, look at our DVD, and find out more about our unique model. We need your help in our work to fashion better outcomes for children in distress, have healthier communities and a safer society in general.

(Más mian leat do ghnó a dhéanamh tré Gaeilge déanamid gach iarracht é sin a eagrú)


Latest News

Groups Starting – 2020

January 10, 2020
A new year dawns and we hope that it will be a good one for everyone in Bedford Row. Our Groups (Storytelling – Thursday mornings; Art – Friday afternoons; and… read more →
On Wed 25th, Thu 26th and Fri 27th September we held our 20th Anniversary Celebrations. On the Wednesday we had a lovely gathering of former and current employees, former and… read more →
We are delighted to say that after some months of planning, we ran our first Teachers’ Self-Care Course from 8 to 12 July 2019. Nine brave teachers undertook this Course,… read more →

Launch of Research

November 10, 2017
On Tuesday 24th Oct we were delighted that Emily Logan, Commissioner for Human Rights and Equality, launched our Research ‘Holding the Suffering’ which was undertaken by Dr. Ann Higgins and… read more →


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