Contacting HMP Doncaster

Key contacts and information on visiting and contacting a prisoner.

HMP Doncaster,
Marshgate,
Doncaster,
South Yorkshire, DN5 8UX

Tel: 01302 760870

Concerned about a prisoner?

If you are concerned about a prisoner’s safety, health or wellbeing please contact the prison on 01302 760870 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 01302 760870. 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:

https://www.gov.uk/find-prisoner

Prisoner Location Service
PO Box 17594
Birmingham
B2 2QP

findaprisoner@justice.gov.uk

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