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Mid North Coast

Mid North Coast Correctional Centre is a maximum, 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 on Visit days: 

(Note: until further notice any child that by law requires safety or booster seating cannot use the courtesy bus and visitors will be required to make their own way to the centre) 

  • The Corner Store, Corner of Nicholson Street and Macleay Valley Way South Kempsey
    • Pick up: 8:00am / Returning: 11:30am
    • Pick up: 11:40am / Returning: 3:00pm
  • 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

MNCCC Visitor Clothing Policy

Video visits - bookings

All in person social visits to correctional centres in NSW have been temporarily suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Video visits have been introduced across the state to help inmates maintain contact with family and friends during this time.

Video Visit bookings for inmates will open at 4pm Sunday and close Midday Thursday. Bookings will only be taken via email on mnccc.visits@justice.nsw.gov.au As places are limited. Emails are processed in the order that they arrive until all places are booked.

Do not send multiple emails this will result in your initial email being cancelled.

Video Visit will take place on Saturdays and Sundays. If your booking is successful you will receive a confirmation email and you will be allocated a set time on one of these days.

You need to provide the following information;

  • Full name and MIN number of the inmate
  • Full name and DOB of all visitors
  • A valid mobile and email address for the person making the booking who must be over 18 years old

Failure to provide any of the information above will result in your application not being able to be processed.

All visitors need to be a verified, authorised and approved visitor – which means you need to have visited this inmate before

If you need to be authorised please email mnccc.admin@justice.nsw.gov.au and request a VIN application.

Only 4 adults can participate and an unlimited number of children. All visitors have to be in the same location to participate. Any breach of these or any normal correctional centre rules will result in the visit being terminated

Any further questions please contact the main switch/administration on 02 6560 2700.

In-person social visits (currently suspended) 

All in person social visits to correctional centres in NSW have been temporarily suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions. 

See above to book a video visit instead. 

Booking can be made either using Email or Phone


Details will be sent to your email. The completed form is returned via email. Ring (02) 6560 2700 or email mnccc_visits@justice.nsw.gov.au to obtain the form and details.
  • Emails accepted Sunday 4pm to Thursday (Midday).


Bookings can be made. Phone (02) 6560 2780 between:
  • Tuesdays (10:00am - 12:00pm). 
  • Wednesdays (10:00am - 12:00pm). 
  • Thursdays (10:00am - 12:00pm). 
Before travelling for a visit, call 8346 1000 to confirm the inmates location.

Visit times:

Saturday and Sunday (no public holidays):
  • 9:00am - 11:00am Last entry 9:30am
  • 12:30pm - 2:30pm Last entry 1:00pm
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 9:00am to 2:00pm. 


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