Supporting someone in prison or serving a community sentence
If you know someone serving a sentence, you can support them by visiting, phoning or writing to them.
Visiting and supporting 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.
Keeping in touch with the outside world is very important to people in prison.
If you want to contact someone in prison but don’t know where they are, you can write to the Department of Corrections.
Details about each prison, including contact details and locations.
Electronic monitoring, supervision and home detention
Many offenders spend some of their sentence in the community, eg on community or home detention.
Offenders released from prison may have to meet certain conditions as part of their release. These conditions can depend on the length and type of prison sentence.
How community sentences work, eg home detention and community work.