Supporting someone in prison
If you know someone serving a prison sentence, you can support them by visiting, phoning or writing to them.
Check the Corrections website for information about prisons and COVID-19.
Visiting someone in prison
To visit someone in prison you need prior approval and a visit time booked. On the day, you’ll need to bring your approval letter and identification.
Sending mail and other items
Letters can be sent to people in prison, along with payphone cards and cheques. Contact the prison directly to check if other items can be sent.
Making phone calls
The person in prison can make calls using payphones, but the phone number must be approved by prison staff.
If you can’t find a prisoner
If you want to contact someone in prison but don’t know where they are, you can write to the Department of Corrections.