Adelaide Women's Prison

Adelaide Women’s Prison (AWP) accommodates female remand and Sentenced 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

Visiting

Visit Booking

Visits must be booked in advance - find out more about visiting prisoners
Bookings are currently made by telephone.
Domestic visits can be booked between 17:00 – 22:00 from Monday to Wednesday.

Telephone Booking Number: (08) 8343 0122

Visiting Hours

MorningAfternoonEvening
Monday to FridayProfessional Visits only:
09:40 – 10:10
10:20 – 10:50
11:00 – 11:30
Professional Visits only:
13:20 – 13:50
14:00 – 14:30
14:40 – 15:10
15:20 – 15:50
None
SaturdayDomestic Visits:
08:40 – 09:10
09:30 – 10:00
10:20 – 10:50
11:10 – 11:40
Domestic Visits:
13:20 – 13:50
14:10 – 14:40
15:00 – 15:40 — Child Visits
1700 - 1950
SundayDomestic Visits:
08:40 – 09:10
09:30 – 10:00
10:20 – 10:50
11:10 – 11:40
Domestic Visits:
13:20 – 13:50
13:20 – 13:50 — Non Contact Visits
14:05 – 14:45 — Child Visits
15:00 - 15:40 — Protectee Child Adult Visits
None
Public HolidaysDomestic Visits:
08:40 – 09:10
09:30 – 10:00
10:20 – 10:50
11:10 – 11:40
Domestic Visits:
13:20 – 13:50
14:10 – 14:40
15:00 - 15:40 — Child Visits
None
ChristmasDomestic Visits:
08:40 – 09:10
09:30 – 10:00
10:20 – 10:50
11:10 – 11:40
Domestic Visits:
13:20 – 13:50
14:10 – 14:40
15:00 - 15:40 — Child Visits
None

Special visiting arrangements

Find out about special visits in the Women prisoners with children section.

Professional visits

Professional visits can be booked by phoning (08) 8343 0122 between 09:00 and 18:00 Monday to Friday.

Professional visits are available 9:00 – 11:30 and 13:20 – 16:00 Monday to Friday.

A professional visit can be booked for 30 minutes.
Double appointments [with a maximum of 60 minutes] may be booked if there is availability.
In the event that the professional visitor requires a longer visit for a specific purpose, such as a psychological report, please request a longer visit when making the booking.

Prison Information

Maximum number of prisoners 156
Gender Female
Security level High Medium and Low
Accommodation type Mainstream - Dormitory and cell
Living Skills Unit (LSU) Cottage style
Smoke free Some areas are smoke free
ProgramsPrograms and services delivered include crisis intervention, specific support services, and Integrated Offender Management which focuses on involving family members and community support workers to assist in the transition process from prison back into the community.
We employ a multi-disciplinary approach to managing the needs of female prisoners at AWP.
  

Prison Industries

Types of Industry The unit manufacture a range of goods for Government agencies and private enterprise.
Adelaide Women’s Prison can also cater for packaging work and small assembly projects.
Example of products made Clothing, blankets and arts and crafts.
Assembly work.

Additional information

AWP manages a video conferencing facility, which allows prisoners to appear before the court via audio-visual link (AVL) without the need to leave the prison.

A new Visits Centre was opened at AWP on 15 December 2014.

The new facility provides increased accommodation for professional visits, with three interview rooms and two non-contact rooms.