Emu Plains Correctional Centre is a minimum security institution for females situated 60km west of Sydney's central business district.
Old Bathurst Rd
Emu Plains NSW 2750
Locked Bag 8006, PENRITH NSW 2751
Phone: (02) 4735 0200
How to get there
The nearest railway station is Emu Plains Railway Station. It is a 15-20 minute walk from the station down Old Bathurst Road. A taxi ride from the station to the Centre is approximately 5 minutes.
City Rail Information
From the M4 motorway, take the Russell Street/Emu Plains exit. Turn right into Old Bathurst Road and follow for about 1km. Turn left into the Correctional Centre. There is ample parking along the driveway of the Correctional Centre.
Please be advised of the revised booking times for Emu Plains Correctional Centre.
The direct line to book a visit is 47350 394.
Bookings taken a week in advance only.Bookings will be taken by the Administration staff on the following days and times:
Tuesday 10am to 11.30am and 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Wednesday 10am to 11.30am and 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Thursday 10am to 11.30am and 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public holidays 8.30 am to 11.30am and 12.30pm - 3.30 pm. Visitors are able to book for both morning and afternoon sessions.
Enquire by telephoning the Centre prior to visiting.
Legal practitioners may visit seven days between 9am-3pm. Notification of intention to visit must be made by telephoning the centre on (02) 4735 0211.
Inmates are employed in the dairy for dairy processing.
Accredited courses, with nationally recognised qualifications, are made available to inmates at each correctional centre.
The Adult Education and Vocational Training Institute (AEVTI) provides literacy, numeracy and communications courses in all centres. Many centres also offer vocational courses such as Information Technology, Horticulture, Construction, Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft.
AEVTI contracts TAFE NSW and other providers to deliver courses in a range of vocational areas such as Hospitality, Business Skills, Building, Cleaning, Transport, Aboriginal Studies, Horticulture and various WorkCover licenses.
AEVTI also co-ordinates traineeships and offers support for distance education.
Each centre has a library giving inmates access to a range of fiction, non-fiction and reference books. Inmates can also login to a secure internal network called the Inmate Legal Portal which gives them access to material of a legal nature.
For more information regarding these programs visit the AEVTI WebPage.
Programs include pre release, mothers and children, mobile outreach and circle of love, a quilt making project for hospitals and bereaved parents.
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