Helpful Advice

If you find yourself in the unfortunate position of facing a prison sentence, this page is designed to help you answer some questions that you may have about goint to prison and a little about what to expect upon release an what help is available to you. It will also be continually updated as and when more interesting and helpful links and advice as it becomes available.

Also be aware that different establishments have different rules and guidelines as to what you can take in with you. Male and Female establishments will also have different criteria as well as having different reigimes and conditions. The advice given here is from Erika's perspective and experience and is in no way absolute as guidelines and rule change over time and within individual establishments.

Your contributions are welcome, please email All documents may be subject to editing and may require verification.