Rye Hill Prison information

HMP Rye Hill provides a range of work, education and training opportunities for offenders. We also hold Sex Offender Treatment Programmes and Enhanced Thinking Skills courses. Offenders have access to Library and Gymnasium facilities during their leisure time. We provide opportunities for offenders to prepare for their release from prison by looking for accommodation and employment.

Programmes: Sentence planning; Listener Scheme; SOTP; Reasoning and Rehabilitation; Drug Counselling; Throughcare Programme.

Education: Contracted to City College Manchester. Offers a variety of courses and evening classes 5 days a week, 50 weeks a year and additional recreational educational opportunities at weekends.

Workshops: Two mainstream workshops operate a range of commercial contracts including welding, packing, electronic assembly, commercial laundry.

Healthcare: The 8- bed Healthcare Centre is contracted out to Forensic Medical Services. There is a full time Doctor and qualified nursing staff.

Chaplaincy: A full time Church of England Chaplain coordinates visiting ministers of other faiths to meet all recognised religious needs. There is a multi- faith room available in addition to a chapel. An Imam is directly employed to service the Muslim prisoners.

Food: A varied menu, catering for all standard, religious, medical and vegetarian diets is provided by Aramek Meals. Healthy eating is encouraged.

Her Majesty's Prison & Probation Service


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