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Friday 19th June: Virtual Visits started at HMP Barlinnie, register at 

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 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 Friday.

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

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