Support, advice and friendship for families visiting Perth Prison.

Welcome! If you need further information please email us @

We are primarily here to support families of prisoners, some of whom may have travelled a long distance. 
Our centre is a warm and welcoming place to relax, with a play area for children. Our staff and volunteers can offer non-judgemental help, advice, and emotional support. And of course, we have plenty of refreshments for everyone.

Office hours

From 3rd January 2022 we are open from 11.30 am to 7 pm Monday to Friday, and 1 pm to 4 pm Saturday and Sunday.
(For the remainder of December 2021 we open from 12.30 pm Monday to Friday)

Arrange a visit

Call 01738 625503


Elaine Waugh

Services offered at Perth Visitors Support & Advice Centre

  • Support for prison visitors in Perth and Polmont

We provide: 

  • A safe space
  • Free refreshments before or after your visit
  • Informal play
  • Baby changing/Toilets
  • Agency referrals
  • Emotional support
  • Information on wellbeing
  • APVC forms/Support

Our Aims

  • To maintain communications in the family unit
  • To increase self-esteem
  • To reduce social isolation
  • To motivate and encourage visitors

Want to find out more?
Call 01738 625503
Or email

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