HMP Wakefield

Switchboard: 0192 461 2000

Worried or concerned about a loved one?

If you have concerns about the safety or wellbeing of a man in HMP Wakefield call the switchboard on 0192 461 2000 and ask to speak to the Safer Prisons department or the duty governor. In an emergency, ask for the ‘control room’. They will pass on your concerns to the orderly officer immediately.

You can also call the Safer Prisons Family Helpline on 0800 389 1108 and leave a message. It is monitored from 8am to 5pm and once after midnight.

How to keep in touch:

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

Visiting information:

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

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: