Adelaide Remand Centre
Adelaide Remand Centre (ARC) is a metropolitan facility and accommodates remand and sentenced prisoners.
It accommodates male high security prisoners.
Address: 208 Currie Street, Adelaide, SA 5000 | Directions using Google Maps
Postal address: 208 Currie Street, Adelaide, SA 5000
General telephone enquiries: (08) 8216 3200
Visits must be booked in advance - find out more about visiting prisoners.Bookings are currently made by telephone. The phone line is open between 08:30 and 21:30 weekdays .
Telephone Booking Number: (08) 8216 3292
All visitors must have 100 points of ID and are to be recorded on Bio Metrics
|Monday||None||13:20 – 16:00||None|
|Tuesday to Friday||0900 - 11:00||13:20 – 16:00||None|
|Saturday||09:00 – 11:00||13:20 – 16:00||None|
|Sunday||09:00 – 11:00||13:20 – 16:00||None|
|Public Holidays||09:00 – 11:00||13:20 – 16:00||None|
Disabled visit sessions are available.
Visits can be contact or non-contact sessions.
Visits per prisoner per week vary and length of Visit Sessions vary (25 or 50 minutes) depending on the unit prisoners are in.
There are toilet facilities in the reception area. Lockers are available and are free for visitors to use.
ARC professional visit bookings can be made by telephoning (08) 8343 0263. Professional visit bookings can be made between 08:00 – 12:00 and 13:00 – 16:30 on week days or via email to the following address: DCSARCProfessionalVisitBooking@sa.gov.au
24 hours’ notice is requested, where possible the ARC permits professional visits to happen on the same day as the booking, however this is dependent on availability
Where possible the ARC permits professional visits to happen on the same day as the booking, however this is dependent on availability.
|Maximum number of prisoners||274|
|Programs||There are a range of programs and services for remand prisoners; including crisis intervention and support services, case management, structured recreation, and education.|
The facility accommodates both mainstream and protection prisoners who are transported from the Adelaide Remand Centre to the courts on a daily basis.
The Adelaide Remand Centre also manages a video conferencing facility, which allows prisoners to be directly linked (electronically) to the court system.
The ARC runs a kitchen based Prison Industry program.