Adelaide Women's Prison

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

Visiting

Visit Booking

Visits must be booked in advance – find out more about visiting prisoners.

Bookings for domestic visits can be made by telephone from Monday to Wednesday between 17:00 to 19:30.

Telephone Booking Number: (08) 8343 0122

Visiting Hours

Please note due to COVID-19 visiting hours may be different. Please contact the prison directly for the most current visiting hours available.

 MorningAfternoonEvening
Monday to FridayProfessional Visits only:
09:00 – 09:30
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
Domestic Visits:
17:00 – 19:50
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 are available Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 11:30 and 13:20 to 16:00.

To book a professional visit phone (08) 8343 0263 from Monday to Friday between 09:00 to 11:30 and 13:00 to 16:30.

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.

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 233
Gender Female
Security level High, medium and low
Accommodation type Mainstream – Dormitory and cell
Living Skills Unit (LSU) Cottage style
Smoke free Yes
Programs We employ a multi-disciplinary approach to managing the needs of female prisoners at AWP.
Programs 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.

Prison Industries

Types of Industry The unit manufacture a range of goods for Government agencies and private enterprise.
AWP 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.