Mid North Coast

Mid North Coast Correctional Centre is a medium and minimum security centre for males and females situated at Aldavilla, 455 km north of Sydney and 14 km west of Kempsey.


370 Aldavilla Road
Aldavilla NSW 2440

Phone: (02) 6560 2700
Fax: (02) 6560 2734

Postal Address

PO Box 3567
West Kempsey NSW 2440

How to Get There

Public Transport

There is no public transport available. The centre provides a courtesy bus from designated areas in Kempsey: 

  • Corner of Middleton St & Macleay Valley Way South Kempsey
    pick up 8am returning 11.30am pick up 11.40am returning 3pm
  • Belgrave St (Optometrist)
    pick up 8.05am returning 11.25am pick up 11.45am returning 2.55pm
  • Kempsey Railway Station
    pick up 8.10am returning 11.20am pick up 11.50am returning 2.50pm
  • Armidale Road (Greenhills Quarry)
    pick up 8.20am returning 11.10am Pick up 12.00pm returning 2.40pm 
NSW TrainLink on train services to Kempsey.

Private Transport

If driving from Kempsey, follow the signs to Armidale (Armidale Road) until you reach the turn off to the airport (Sherwood Road).

Take this turn and follow the road for 4 km until you reach a cross roads.

Turn left at the junction (Link Road) and follow the road for 800m and you will reach the main entrance to the centre on the left.

Car parking is available.

Visitor Information


Booking can be made either using Email or Phone


Details will be sent to your email, the completed form is returned via return email. Ring (02) 6560 2700 or email mnccc_visits_bookings@justice.nsw.gov.au to obtain form and details.
  • Email accepted Sunday 4pm to Thursday midnight.


Bookings can be made phone (02) 6560 2780 between.
  • Tuesdays (9:30am -12:30pm). 
  • Wednesdays (9:30am -12:30pm). 
  • Thursdays (9:30am -12:30pm). 
Before travelling for a visit, call 8346 1000 to confirm the inmates location.

Visit times:

Saturday and Sunday (no public holidays):
  • 9am - 11am Last entry 9:30am
  • 12.30pm - 2.30pm Last entry 1pm
Visitors need to arrive 45 minutes prior to the visit commencement time to allow for procedural processing. 

Legal Visits

Legal visits can be booked by emailing:vcmidnorthcoast@justice.nsw.gov.au at least two days prior to proposed visit. 

Legal visits are Monday to Friday 9am to 2pm. 


The following industries are operational at the Mid North Coast Correctional Centre:
  • Furniture Business Units
  • Upholstery Business Unit
  • Food Services Unit
  • Laundry
  • Buy-ups Business Unit
  • Domestic Services and Grounds Maintenance