81 Lee Avenue, Glasgow, UK
The Croft has been supporting people visiting HMP Barlinnie since 2012. Staff and volunteers are based in the Waiting Area of the prison before most visits to speak with visitors. You can also book a support chat at the prison or on the phone if you’d rather speak with someone one-to-one or contact us via the website and we can answer your questions via email.
From Wednesday 3rd September 2020 HMP Barlinnie is temporarily closed to visitors due to the rise in COVID cases in Glasgow and surrounding areas. A date for reopening is dependent on Government advice, keep checking the website for up to date information
You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org anytime with questions, concerns or for general help and advice. If you want to speak to someone call 07484 664 950 10.30am-6.30pm Monday to Sunday.
Wednesday 1st April: you can now send money in to people in prison online You will need their name, date of birth and prison code – Barlinnie is BE
Friday 19th June: Virtual Visits started at HMP Barlinnie, register at www.EmailaPrisoner.com
Families Outside Helpline is available Monday-Friday 9am – 5pm call 0800 254 0088
SPS has a Families Helpline available Monday – Friday 9am to 3pm call 0131 330 3888 for general enquiries on prison life, there is also an FAQ section for families on the COVID Hub page
Families of those in prison