Adelaide Pre-release Centre
Adelaide Pre-release Centre (APC) is the main pre-release facility.
It accommodates both male and female low security prisoners.
Address: Grand Junction Road, Northfield, SA 5085 | Directions using Google Maps
Postal address: PO Box 2042, Regency Park, SA 5010
General telephone enquiries: (08) 8343 0100
Visits must be booked in advance - find out more about visiting prisoners
Bookings are currently made by telephone.
Telephone Booking Number: (08) 8343 0149
|Monday to Friday||None||None||17:00 – 19:50|
|Saturday||None||12:30 – 15:50||17:00 – 19:50|
|Sunday||09:00 – 11:50||12:30 – 15:50||None|
|Public Holidays||09:00 – 11:50||12:30 – 15:50||None|
|Christmas||09:00 – 11:50||12:30 – 15:50||None|
Special visiting arrangements
Visit sessions last 80 minutes.
Consumable items can be taken into visits.
Professional visits bookings can be made by phoning 8343 0100 during business hours 09:00 – 17:00 Monday through Friday.
Bookings are not essential.
Day or evening professional visits can be arranged and there are no specific time limits.
It is important to note that many prisoners are out of the centre during the day. Phone calls regarding bookings may be transferred to the Case Management Coordinator or Social Worker to ensure that the prisoner is available.
|Maximum number of prisoners||104|
|Accommodation type||Self contained cottages|
|Programs||Prisoners at the Centre are generally in the last 12 to 18 months of their sentence and participate in accompanied and unaccompanied family leave, education, work release and community work programs.|
|Types of Industry||The Adelaide Pre-release Centre has market gardens, both outdoor and in glass-house tunnels.|
|Example of products made||
Adelaide Pre-release Centre grows a variety of produce to meet customer needs.|
Prisoner employment is seasonally and market driven.
The garden has one custodial specialist who oversees all areas of production.
APC was established to provide prisoners with access to programs which support their gradual release into the community. The Centre operates under the principles of Case Management and fosters an atmosphere of mutual respect and cooperation between prisoners and staff.