Getting in Touch
Main switch board: 0141 770 2000
Family Contact Officer: 0141 770 2037
Social Work Unit: 0141 770 2123
Chaplains: 0141 770 2059
81 Lee Ave
Visiting the Prison
Due to Coronavirus, prison visits are currently suspended. The Croft Visitors’ Centre is still providing support, details can be found below.
Prison information, and how to book a visit at HMP Barlinnie is available here.
Travel to the Prison
Visitor Centre Information
HMP Barlinnie has a Visitors’ Centre service provided by The Croft.
Due to the Coronavirus The Croft is supporting families remotely.
Staff are available via firstname.lastname@example.org anytime and 07484 664 950 10.30am-6.30pm for emotional support and questions.
Families can also use the website enquiries form https://www.barlinnievisitorscentre.org/support-chat/
Continuing to provide food assistance and one-to-one support from a base at the local church – people can phone the mobile above to arrange for staff to be available to open up at the church (all staff are very local).
The service is based in the entrance area in HMP Barlinnie. Staff are also available in the waiting area before most visits.
The service offers:
- Hot Drinks
- Information, support and advice
- Toys, Books, and Games for children
You can contact the Croft in advance of your visit.
Barlinnie Visitors’ Centre
(The Croft), 81 Lee Avenue
07484 664 950 (please leave a message on the answer machine, someone will call you back as soon as possible)
Monday to Friday – 9.30 to 8pm
Saturday or Sunday – 11.00am to 3.30pm
Further information on the Visitors’ Centre is available at www.barlinniveisitorscentre.org
Financial Support for Visits to Prison
For information on financial support for visits to prison - please click here.