New CSNSW website coming soon!

Mental health services at Silverwater

At Silverwater Women's Correctional Centre, the main reception centre for women, a range of services is provided for women with mental health issues. These include:

Mental Health Screening Unit (MHSU)

Mental Health Step Down Unit (SDU)

The Mental Health Step Down Unit is a purpose-built 10 bed unit jointly managed by CSNSW and Justice Health to accommodate and manage female offenders in accordance with their mental health management plans. The Step Down Unit is staffed by custodial staff.

Mum Shirl Unit (MSU)

Personality & Behaviour Disorders Services (PBDS)