HMP Lewes

Switchboard: 0127 378 5100

Worried or concerned about a loved one?

Families of residents in HMP Lewes can use the safer custody hotline to report bullying or concerns about self-harm or suicide. It is staffed during office hours. At other times there is an answerphone which is checked and followed up every day.

Please leave your name, the resident’s name, a return contact number and brief details about your concern and a member of staff will call you back. The safer custody hotline number is 0127 378 5392. You can also email:

How to keep in touch:

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

Visiting information:

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

Spurgeons staff at HMP Lewes have a Facebook support page and private Facebook support group for families, please contact the team to find out how you can join. You can call them on 0797 063 8276 or email

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: