Regime information for Preston Prison

The establishment offers an Educational curriculum delivered by The Manchester College which includes:

Maths & English Functional Skills, ESOL, Dyslexia support, IT, Graphic Design, Digital Imaging, Media/Radio Production, Painting & Decorating and Art plus a range of Personal & Social Development courses.

There is a fully stocked library which all prisoners have access to and an outreach service is available for those prisoners who are unable to visit the library.

An Industrial Cleaning course is available along with a Health & Safety course, Manual Handling and Heartstart/First Aid.

The establishment delivers a 2 week resettlement course to prepare prisoners for release which is attended by agencies such as Shelter, JC+ and Careers Service.

Several educational sessions are run regularly by the Substance Misuse Team such as SMART Recovery.

A Victim Awareness course is available and there is the opportunity for prisoners to take part in a Restorative Justice programme.

There are 3 gym areas available offering a range of activities for prisoners of all physical abilities.

There are opportunities to work in a variety of areas such as Laundry, Cleaners, Orderlies, Stores, Maintenance Department and Textiles workshop.

The establishment operates the Listeners scheme for those prisoners deemed to be at risk of suicide or self harm.
Her Majesty's Prison & Probation Service


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