Prisoners' families Prison Visitors' Guides HMP & YOI Chelmsford UPDATE: 08/01/2021 - 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 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). *** HMP Chelmsford 200 Springfield Road Chelmsford Essex CM2 6LQ Currently, Ormiston deliver visitor services at HMP Chelmsford. Visits information can be found on their website, the Ministry of Justice website or you can ring the main switchboard on 01245 552000. Remember, there are other ways to contact your loved ones: Exchange voice messages using the Prison Voicemail Send emails using the Email A Prisoner Write a letter to them. 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] If you are worried about your loved one while they are a resident at this prison, you can contact the Safer Custody team on 01245 552297. (Voicemail messages are only checked during working hours. If you have an urgent concern outside of these times, please call the main prison number and ask to speak to the Duty Governor). 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.