Silverwater Women's Correctional Centre is a maximum security institution for women and the major reception centre for female offenders in NSW. Silverwater Women's Correctional Centre is one of three correctional facilities make up the
Silverwater Correctional Complex located 21km west of Sydney's central business district.
Holker StSilverwater NSW 2128
Phone: (02) 9289 5100
Locked bag 130Australia Post Business CentreSilverwater NSW 1811
Check with the Transport NSW Information line 131 500 for up to date timetables for trains and buses.
N.B. The nearest bus stop is Holker St (near Avenue of Africa) Silverwater.
Please note if travelling via private transport that visitor parking is very limited. Allow plenty of additional time to find parking.
All visits must be booked by calling (02) 9289 5657. Bookings for the women's area are only taken after 1pm.
Before travelling for a visit, please call the correctional centre to confirm visit and visiting time.
Thursday - Sunday & Public Holidays:
Inmates will be locked in at 1130am-1230pm.
Protection visits plus extreme high risk visits:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Fridays
Child visits:Wednesdays 8.15-11.45am. (Child visitors must be at the Centre no later than 9.45am)
The 'Shine for Kids' organisation is based at Silverwater. They can assist in cases where there are difficulties in transporting children to the centre. Telephone: (02) 9648 5866.
Inmates assemble airline passenger headsets.
The Centre conducts programs such as AIDS awareness, harm minimisation, conflict resolution, drug issues and anger management. A Regional Aboriginal Officer liaises with Aboriginal health and legal services.
The centre provides:
Justice Health provides medical staff for the women with access to community based health care.
Legal Aid provide a solicitor once a month to advise on family law matters and civil law matters.