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Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS)
Make a request for a social visit someone in a prison in England and Wales
Send money to a prisoner in England and Wales by debit card or bank transfer for free
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
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
The range of prison sentences a court can give - including suspended, fixed-term, indeterminate and life sentences.
What to expect if you're sent to prison - prison rules and regulations, healthcare and education, prisoner rights
Probation is when you serve a court sentence in the community, and can include unpaid work or being supervised after coming out of prison
Helplines providing advice and support to the families of people in prison - including the Offenders’ Families Helpline and Action for Prisoners' Families
Get the address, visiting times and facilities of a particular prison by searching online or using an A-Z list.
Free support and advice if you've been the victim of crime and information on restorative justice
Join an Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) to volunteer to check standards in prisons - find out how to apply
Nominate a Community Payback project to suggest what unpaid work offenders carry out locally; who to contact and what happens next
Complete this form to apply for S17 leave for a restricted patient being treated for mental health issues at your hospital.
Social and clinical supervisors should complete this joint form after a restricted patient has been conditionally discharged.
Complete this form before returning (remitting) a restricted patient from hospital to a prison or secure establishment.
Complete this form when a restricted patient needs to be transferred to another secure hospital.
How to request additional licence conditions for young people subject to a Detention and Training Order (DTO).
Clinical supervisors should complete this form to request conditional discharge of a restricted patient.
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