Arrival and first days in prison

For information about arrival and first days in prison for men, please see our information sheet Early days in prison - men's prisons.

For information about arrival and first days in prison for women, please see our information sheet Early days in prison - women's prisons.

We also have an information leaflet for women who think they may be going to prison. It includes more detail about how to prepare and what the first few days may be like. For more information, click here.