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 | 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 can be made by telephone on Wednesday or Sunday from 18:00 to 19:30.
Telephone Booking Number: (08) 8343 0149
Please note due to COVID-19 visiting hours may be different. Please contact the prison directly for the most current visiting hours available.
|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.
Day or evening professional visits can be arranged and there are no specific time limits.
To book a professional visit phone (08) 8343 0118 from Monday to Friday between 09:00 to 15:30.
Professional bookings can also be arranged by email: DCSAWPProfessionalVisitBooking@sa.gov.au
Include the full name and date of birth of the prisoner you want to visit, and several options of days and times you can visit in case your first preference is not available.
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||84|
|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.