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South East

HMP Send

Service delivered in prison
HMP Send currently operates as a closed Female Training Prison located in Woking, Surrey. We deliver substance misuse services (psychosocial and clinical) at this prison.

How we help

We offer a range of psychosocial and clinical interventions to help clients address their substance misuse.

  • Footsteps in Recovery – an intensive programme taking a tailored approach to helping individuals become drug and alcohol free
  • Stepping Stones – a low-medium intensity intervention for those whose alcohol or drug consumption is at harmful or dependent levels
  • Brief Intervention Programme for Alcohol (BIPA) – a programme designed to help individuals manage alcohol use or abstinence effectively
  • Living Safely Drug and Alcohol – a series of workshops exploring the risks associated with drug and alcohol use
  • Family service – our Family Workers sit within treatment teams, helping residents strengthen relationships with family, friends and wider social networks
Further interventions
  • Fellowships – we co-facilitate Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings
  • Unwind Your Mind – co-facilitated arts and crafts sessions
  • Acupuncture – offered as a complementary therapy for all service users to help with relaxation and detox
  • Clinical services – provided by a nurse/doctor and include opiate substitution therapy (OST) and detoxification.

Our partners



  • Healthcare
  • Mental Health In-reach
  • Resettlement (KSSCRC / St Mungo’s)
  • OMU Probation (CRC / NPS)
  • Employment (JobCentre Plus)
  • PIPE/Pre PIPE.
  • Therapeutic Community


  • Community DIP teams
  • Community probation officers
  • Rehabs (Steps2Recovery, Treasures Foundation)
  • Supported Housing (Kairos, Amber Project)
  • Trussell Trust Food Banks
  • Woking Buddhist Society (deliver weekly mindfulness sessions at the prison)
  • Fellowships (NA, AA, CA, Al-Anon)
  • Social Services
  • Hepatitis C Trust

How to refer

Any resident can self-refer to the service. We also accept referrals from third parties. If a staff member or third party refers a resident we will assess the resident if they agree to engage. All residents are seen as part of their induction.

Get in touch

Main office

Call us: 01483 471191

Family service

Call us: 01483 471135

Service Manager

Call us: 01483 471137

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Find out more

Since completing the programme, I have learnt a lot about myself. My family wants to know me, I’m clean and feeling better. I see where I went wrong and don’t want to go through that again.

Martyn P, Forward client Read Martyn’s story