Prisoners Children Are Invisible - From Helen

I'm just responding to the post about prisoners children and the lack of support by the Government.
The Government have never been in the slightest bit interested in the children of prisoners and I doubt they ever will. The way they see it is that those in prison are in there because they deserve to be and tough luck on their families. I too couldn't get any support or counselling for my 9 year old daughter without having to shell out money for it. We all know that those in prison (apart from the miscarriages of justice) deserve to be inside if they have committed a crime that warrants a prison sentence, so tell us something we don't already know, but the children are innocent in all of this and should get some support. It's always been a taboo subject and it's disgraceful. These innocent kids are invisible to the Government!