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.

For more information and to apply for funding help, contact Te Pā in Auckland by email, phone 09 630 0862 or you can send a message from their website

Christmas 2023

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.