UPDATE: 07/01/2021 - Due to the new lockdown measures across England, face-to-face social visits at this prison are suspended until further notice.

Purple Visits video calls will be available during this period.

    You can also take a look at other ways to keep in touch with loved ones while visits are suspended. 

    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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    Social visits are re-opening at this prison. You can find updated information on timeshow to book, and what to expect below.

    Address:

    HMP YOI Brinsford

    New Road

    Featherstone

    Wolverhampton

    WV10 7PY

    Currently, Barnardo's deliver visitor services at HMP YOI Brinsford.

    Visits information can be found on their website, the Ministry of Justice website or you can ring the main switchboard on 01902 533 450.

    Visiting times:

    Monday

    14:00 - 14:45 15:45 - 16:30

    Tuesday

    14:00 - 14:45

    15:45 - 16:30

    Wednesday

     No Visits

     

    Thursday

    14:00 - 14:45

    15:45 - 16:30

    Friday

    No Visits

    Saturday

    14:00 - 14:45

    15:45 - 16:30

    Sunday

    14:00 - 14:45

    15:45 - 16:30

    Booking your visit:

    HMP Brinsford is currently operating a limited visits schedule for family and friends.

    To book your visit:

    Telephone: 0300 060 6500 (9am - 6pm, Monday - Friday)

    You will need:

    • the name and date of birth of the person you would like to visit,
    • their prison number,
    • date of births for all the visitors coming with you.

    Who can visit?

    Visits will only be allowed by people who are symptom free, who have not been asked to self-isolate and who have not recently come into contact with anyone who has symptoms or is self-isolating.

    Visits will prioritise re-establishing face-to-face contact with close family members (or significant others) This may comprise of one of the following grouping combinations only:

     

    A single adult (aged 18 or over) who must be a partner, parent, foster-parent, grandparent, carer, or significant other

     

     

     

    Two adults (aged 18 or over): who must be two parents, two foster parents, two grandparents, two adult immediate relatives or significant other, or a mixture of these (e.g. a parent and a grandparent), but all visitors must live together as part of the same household

     

    A single adult (aged 18 or over):  who must be a partner, parent, foster-parent, grandparent, carer or adult close relative or significant other

     

    and

     

    up to two dependent children (e.g. son, daughter) of the person being visited

     

    All visitors (adult and children) must live together as part of the same household

     

    Two adults (aged 18 or over): who must be two parents, two foster parents, two grandparents, two adult immediate relatives or significant other1, or a mixture of these (e.g. a parent and a grandparent);

    and

     

    one dependent child (e.g. son, daughter) of the person being visited

     

    All visitors must live together as part of the same household

     

    Visits will not therefore be allowed from:

    • Any combinations of persons not from the same household with the exception of two parents of a child in custody
    • Three adults
    • Unaccompanied children (Exceptionally, at governor’s discretion over 16 will be permitted)
    • People who are not closely related to the prisoner or identified as a significant other.

    At your visit

    In order to keep visitors, residents and staff as safe as possible, there will be a number of new rules and guidelines which have been put in place by the prison service. Download our quick guide to help you with what to expect at your visit.

    Other ways to keep in touch:

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

    Safer Custody:

    If you are worried about your loved one while they are a resident at this prison, you can contact the Safer Custody team on 01902 533 565.

    If you have a non-urgent concern or question while your loved one is resident in this prison, you can also contact the Prisoners’ Families Helpline for advice 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]