Contacting HMP Doncaster
Key contacts and information on visiting and contacting a prisoner.
South Yorkshire, DN5 8UX
Tel: 0808 196 8814 (freephone)
Concerned about a prisoner?
If you are concerned about a prisoner’s safety, health or wellbeing please contact the prison on 0808 196 8814 (freephone) at any time. This number is manned 24 hours a day.
How to find and contact a prisoner?
Family and friends cannot telephone a prisoner directly.
To get in touch with a prisoner:
- Write a letter
- Send it to: [Prisoner’s name and number], HMP Doncaster, Marshgate, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 8UX
Telephone messages cannot be passed on unless in life threatening emergencies.
NB: If you have bad news to pass on to a prisoner, such as bereavement, please let the prison know before you pass on the news, by calling 0808 196 8814 (freephone). News such as this can be distressing for a prisoner. By knowing beforehand, prison staff can be ready to offer help and support.
How do I find out which prison a prisoner is in?
Contact the Prisoner Location Service:
Prisoner Location Service
PO Box 17594
You will need to give them:
- Your name, or the organisation you represent
- Your date of birth
- Your address, including postcode
- The name of the person you want to find
- The reason you want to find them eg. you’re their solicitor, or a family member
- Any other names they may have used
- Their date of birth