Travel assistance for visits
If you have a child who is visiting a parent in prison or you are a parent traveling to visit a child under 18 years of age in prison you may be eligible to apply for the Child Travel Fund.
The Child Travel Fund provides financial support to eligible children traveling to visit a parent in prison. The fund also supports parents traveling to visit a child who is under 18 years of age and in prison.
This fund is now available and administered through Te Pā and your local Prisoners' Aid and Rehabilitation Society (PARS) and Salvation Army offices.
Applications for the Child Travel Fund will close during the Christmas holiday period.
Please make sure your applications are submitted by 10am on 13 December, the date final payments will be made.
Te Pā will resume processing new applications from 7 January 2024.