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Prisoners and guards at the hall gate in Low Moss
Prisoners and guards at the hall gate in Low Moss

Prisons

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Staff and visitor at reception in Stirling
Staff and visitor at reception in Stirling

Family and friends

We recognise the profound impact that imprisonment can have on family life and relationships. There are a number of supports available to those with a loved one in custody.

Prisoner cell in Stirling
Prisoner cell in Stirling

Raise a concern

A dedicated phone line is now in place in every prison for anyone to raise concerns about someone in custody. The line is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Staff at reception desk in Stirling
Staff at reception desk in Stirling

About us

The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) is an Executive Agency of the Scottish Government.

Staff members and prisoners in the hall at Low Moss
Staff members and prisoners in the hall at Low Moss

Victims of crime

The SPS recognise that we have responsibilties not simply for those in our custody but equally importantly, the wider community.

Chaplin with group of prisoners at Low Moss
Chaplin with group of prisoners at Low Moss

Careers

We employ approximately 4,600 staff across our prisons, headquarters, college, and training and storage facility at Fauldhouse.

Latest News

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HMP Low Moss have launched a ‘life skills’ programme to help better prepare individuals for life after prison.

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