The Department for Correctional Services is an important part of the justice sector in South Australia – responsible for prisoners, the offenders in our communities, and the provision of rehabilitation opportunities.

An overview of our department

Our responsibilities

Who we look after – and who we don't

Find out about
who we look after

Our role in SA justice

How we contribute to safer communities in South Australia

Find out about
our role

Our purpose

A strategic overview of the aims of the department

Find out about
the purpose of DCS

Prisoner and offender management

The theory behind our prisoner and offender management

Find out about the
theory that grounds our work

How we do it - putting theory into practice

How we actually look after prisoners and offenders within South Australia

Find out about how we
manage our responsibilities