Prisons and probation

Services

  1. Visit someone in prison

    Make a request for a social visit to someone in a prison in England and Wales

  2. Send money to someone in prison

    Send money to a prisoner in England and Wales by debit card or bank transfer for free

  3. Find a prisoner

    Use the Prisoner Location Service to find people in prison when you do not know which prison they are in - contact details, what you need to include

  4. Get help with the cost of prison visits

  5. Staying in touch with someone in prison

    Visiting a prisoner: visiting times, keeping in touch by email, telephone or letter, banned items and sending money to a prisoner by debit card or online bank transfer

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Foston Hall Prison and Young Offender Institute
  2. Preston Prison
  3. Birmingham Prison
  4. Styal Prison and Young Offender Institute
  5. Exeter Prison
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News and communications

  1. End to automatic early release of terrorists
  2. 16 jails to receive X-ray scanners
  3. Extension of Peter Clarke’s tenure as HM Chief Inspector of Prisons
  4. Employment hotline opens for offenders in Scotland’s largest prison
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Research and statistics

  1. Prison population figures: 2020
  2. Substance misuse treatment in secure settings: 2018 to 2019
  3. Thames Valley CRC
  4. Prison population figures: 2019
  5. HM Prison and Probation Service offender equalities annual report 2018 to 2019
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. HMP Doncaster action plan
  2. Tackling racial disparity in the criminal justice system: 2018
  3. Tackling racial disparity in the criminal justice system: 2020
  4. Northumbria CRC
  5. Youth Resettlement work in the community action plan
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Prisons and their resettlement providers
  2. Multi-agency public protection arrangements (MAPPA) annual reports 2018 to 2019
  3. National Partnership Agreement for employment and welfare support in custody and the community 2019 to 2022
  4. HMPPS Annual Report and Accounts 2018-19
  5. HM Chief Inspector of Prisons annual report: 2018 to 2019
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Explore sub-topics

  1. MAPPA
  2. Prisons healthcare