Corrective Services NSW


Mid North Coast Correctional Centre (Kempsey)

Mid North Coast Correctional Centre is a maximum-, medium- and minimum- security centre for males and females. It is located at Aldavilla, 455 km north of Sydney and 14 km west of Kempsey.


(02) 6560 2700

Fax: (02) 6560 2734

Street Address

370 Aldavilla Road

Aldavilla NSW 2440

Postal Address

PO Box 3567

West Kempsey NSW 2440

How to Get There

Public Transport

There is no public transport available. 

Private Transport

  • If you are driving from Kempsey, please follow the signs to Armidale (Armidale Road) until you reach the turn off to the airport (Sherwood Road).
  • Take this turn and follow the road for 4km until you reach a crossroads.
  • Turn left at the junction (Link Road) and follow the road for 800m until you reach the main entrance to the centre, which will be on your left.
  • Car parking is available.

Visitor Information


Bookings for video visits in done through Just Connect. You must register with Just Connect to make a booking (Just connect bookings are open from 8:00am Saturday to 4:00pm Tuesday). 

In-person visits must be by email (visits booking email is open from 8:00am Saturday and close 4:00pm Tuesday). Please don't send multiple emails, as this will result in the cancellation of your initial email.  If you have questions please contact the centre on 6560 2700 and ask to speak with visits staff please DO NOT send emails asking questions.

In your email request, please provide the following information:

  • In the subject line please specify CONTACT VISIT
  • The full name and MIN number of the inmate you intend to visit
  • The full name and DOB of all visitors
  • A valid mobile and email address for the person making the booking (who must be over 18 years old)
  • Currently CSNSW do not accept digital drivers licences.
  • Photo ID for all adults for contact visits

Failure to provide any of the information above will prevent us from processing your request.

Visitors must bring a $2 coin for lockers, change will not be given.

Visit times

New COVID-safety measures apply to in-person visits, ensure you know the rules to avoid missing out.

In-person visit times

In-person visits take place on Sunday (no Public Holidays)

  • 9:30am to 11:00am
  • 12:30pm to 2:00pm
  • You cannot select session times for in-person visits. These  times are allocated by inmate housing.

You must arrive at least 1 hour prior to your visit - Any late arrivals will be denied entry and your visit will be cancelled. 

Video visit times

Video visits take place on Saturday (no Public Holidays)

  • 9:00am to 3:00pm

Legal Visits

Legal practitioners can make a booking by emailing at least two days prior to their proposed visit. Legal visits may take place from Monday to Friday between 9am and 2pm. 

Conditions of entry

Appropriate dress standards

The visits area is a family environment. You must dress appropriately. This generally means clothes must be respectable and not too provocative.

You cannot wear anything that hides your face, except for religious reasons. In that case you will be asked to remove your face covering temporarily so staff can verify your identity.

Inappropriate dress (PDF , 419.0 KB) includes:

  • Clothes that have possibly controversial logos, words or slogans such as:
    • Motorcycle gang 'colours' or gang insignias
    • Logos or symbols associated with drugs or drug paraphernalia o Swear words
  • Tight or revealing clothing including:
    • Tops and dresses that expose the stomach or chest
    • Swimsuits o Skirts or shorts shorter than mid-thigh
    • Mesh or other "see-through" clothes
    • Clothes that are excessively dirty, ripped or frayed
  • Heels higher than 5 centimetres
  • Any jewellery other than a plain wedding band, sleepers and studs. This means no engagement ring or any other ring with stones, and no bracelets or necklaces
  • Tops or jumpers with a hood
  • Hats, scarves or head coverings (excluding religious wear)
  • Hair scrunchies or clips. Only single elasticated hair ties are allowed
  • Watches, smart watches or activity trackers
  • Bare feet.
Last updated:

02 Jun 2021

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