Please note: Face to Face to face social visits have resumed at this prison, please check with the prison directly for updated visiting guidance. 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).


Currently there are no social visits running at this prison. When visits do return, you can find updated information on times, how to book, and what to expect below.


HMP Wakefield

5 Love Lane


West Yorkshire


Currently, Partners of Prisoners (POPs) deliver visitor services at HMP Wakefield. 

Visits information can be found on their website, the Ministry of Justice website or you can ring the main switchboard on 01924 612 000.

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]