Please note: Face to face social visits have restarted at this prison, contact the prison for visiting times and days. Purple Visits video calls are available. You can also take a look at other ways to keep in touch while visits are suspended.

If you need support:

For more information, support and advice on all aspects of the justice system, you can contact the Prisoners’ Families Helpline on 0808 808 2003 (9am – 8pm Monday to Friday and 10am – 3pm at the weekend)

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HMP Channings Wood
Denbury
Newton Abbot
Devon
TQ12 6DW

Currently, Choices Consultancy Services deliver visitor services at HMP Channings Wood.

Visits information can be found on the Choices website or on the Ministry of Justice website or you can ring the main switchboard on 01803 814 600.

Remember, there are other ways to contact your loved ones:

You can also contact the Prisoners’ Families Helpline for advice, information and support on all aspects of the criminal justice system:

  • Call 0808 808 2003 (9am – 8pm Monday to Friday and 10am – 3pm at the weekend)
  • Email the team on [email protected]

Further Information

If you are worried that your loved one is at immediate risk while they are a resident at this prison, you can contact the Safer Custody team on 01803 814679.

You may be asked to leave a voicemail. Please make sure you include:

  • Your name.
  • The reason that you are calling.
  • The name of your family member/friend (and their prison number if you know it).
  • Your telephone number (so that the prison can call you back).

Please wait at least 24 hours for a call back before contacting the prison again.