Grafton Intake and Transient Centre

The Grafton Intake and Transient Centre is located near the centre of Grafton City, 650km north of Sydney. The correctional centre houses up to 64 inmates who come into custody or need to attend court in the Northern Rivers region.


170 Hoof St
Grafton NSW 2460

Phone: (02) 6642 0300
Fax: (02) 6642 7419

Postal Address

PO Box 656
Grafton NSW 2460

How to Get There

Public Transport

The nearest railway station is Grafton City Station on the North Coast Line, approximately 5km from the correctional centre. A taxi service operates from the station. NSW TrainLink​

Private Transport

Pacific Highway and Gwydir Highway: If travelling this route from north or south, proceed across the bridge to North Grafton, turn right at the second roundabout into Prince Street, turn left at the second roundabout into Dobie Street, then turn right at the next roundabout into Queen Street which leads to the correctional centre.

Summerland Way: After entering the city limits, turn left at St Mary's Primary School which leads to the correctional centre. There is street parking adjacent to the gaol.

​Visitor Information

Sector 1 

Visits are by booking only. Call the visits booking line on Thursdays between 1pm 3pm02 6642 0300 (select 1). 

​Visiting times: 

9 - 11am and 1 - 3pm

Visiting times for main male and female offenders: 
Friday afternoon, Saturday morning, Saturda​y afternoon.

Visiting times for protection male and female offenders: Friday morning, Sunday morning,​​ Sunday afternoon. 

Sector 2 

As of 1st August 2017 visits are by booking only. Call the visits booking line on Tuesday and Thursdays between 12pm - 2pm - 02 6642 0300 (select 2).

Visiting times:

8.30 - 11.30am and 12.30 - 3.30pm Saturdays & Sundays only

Visits are for a three (3) hour session

A vending machine is available and visitors are allowed up to $20.00 in coin only.

Legal Visits

Legal practitioners may visit everyday between 9am and 3pm. Notification of intention to visit must be forwarded on letterhead 24 hours in advance.