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Welcome to the Barlinnie Visitors Centre

The Croft

Do you have a family/friend inside HMP Barlinnie? Worried about how you and the family will cope? Confused about the prison system and visiting? Money, debts and housing concerns? We are here to support you.

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We are located in the Family Services Room within the reception of HMP Barlinnie. We DO NOT handle booking visits to see someone in HMP Barlinnie. This is done by contacting the prison, more information go to our FAQs section.


Latest Blog

Want to Work With Us?

Following our colleague Anne relocating further North, we’re delighted to announce that we’re recruiting. The role is as Outreach Advice and Support Worker and is 19 hours per week: Thursday and Friday from 12-8pm and either Saturday or Sunday 10.30am-4pm. You would be working with […]

School Holiday Activities 2018

School Holiday Activities 2018

  Schools in Glasgow finish up in 2 weeks on Tuesday 26th June 2018. To get everyone ready to enjoy the summer holidays, the Croft is running an Activities Week in the Atrium from Monday 18th – Sunday 24th June. We’ll have our friends from […]

Housing Week 2018

Housing Week 2018

We get asked lots of questions about housing and homelessness, so in February we invited some organisations to come in to speak with visitors about help they can get in Glasgow. As well as our usual information from Citizens Advice Bureau (Parkhead) and Shelter, we […]