HMP Ford

Switchboard: 0190 366 3000

Worried or concerned about a loved one?

If you have concerns about the safety or wellbeing of a man in HMP Ford, call the anti-drugs and safer custody hotline on 0800 389 2246. Please leave a message with their name, prison number and details of your concerns, also leave your name, contact number and relationship with them.

How to keep in touch:

If you have a loved one in HMP Ford you can email them via email a prisoner.

Visiting information:

Visiting HMP Ford or need to know more information about how to book a visit? You can find the most up-to-date visit information here.

You can contact the Family Services Manager directly on 0797 063 8276 or

More information:

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).

Children Heard and Seen supports children, young people and their families, who are impacted by parental imprisonment. If you would like to find out more about their services, you can contact them here: