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Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS)

  1. Visit someone in prison

    Make a request for a social visit 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, bank transfer or online

  6. Types of prison sentences

    The range of prison sentences a court can give - including suspended, fixed-term, indeterminate and life sentences.

  7. Prison life

    What to expect if you're sent to prison - prison rules and regulations, healthcare and education, prisoner rights

  8. Electronic tags
  9. Probation

    Probation is when you serve a court sentence in the community, and can include unpaid work or being supervised after coming out of prison

  10. Support for families and friends of prisoners

    Helplines providing advice and support to the families of people in prison - including the Offenders’ Families Helpline and Action for Prisoners' Families

  11. Find a prison

    Get the address, visiting times and facilities of a particular prison by searching online or using an A-Z list.

  12. Get support as a victim of crime

    Free support and advice if you've been the victim of crime and information on restorative justice

  13. Volunteer to check standards in prison

    Join an Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) to volunteer to check standards in prisons - find out how to apply

  14. Nominate a Community Payback project

    Nominate a Community Payback project to suggest what unpaid work offenders carry out locally; who to contact and what happens next

  15. Request leave for restricted patients

    Complete this form to apply for S17 leave for a restricted patient being treated for mental health issues at your hospital.

  16. Submit a conditional discharge report for restricted patients

    Social and clinical supervisors should complete this joint form after a restricted patient has been conditionally discharged.

  17. Submit a request for a section 47 or section 48 patient to be returned (remitted)

    Complete this form before returning (remitting) a restricted patient from hospital to a prison or secure establishment.

  18. Apply for trial leave or full transfer to another hospital for restricted patients

    Complete this form when a restricted patient needs to be transferred to another secure hospital.

  19. Request additional licence conditions

    How to request additional licence conditions for young people subject to a Detention and Training Order (DTO).

  20. Submit a conditional discharge request for restricted patients

    Clinical supervisors should complete this form to request conditional discharge of a restricted patient.