The prison has workshops and runs various training courses along with farms and gardens, works department, gym. Special features, voluntary and paid outwork programmes, a listener scheme, and anti- bullying system are also available.
The prison works with prisoners in dealing with their offending behaviour through a comprehensive assessment of needs. Programmes include ETS, Thinking Skills, Cognitive Booster Programme, and a Therapeutic Community, which helps prisoners address their substance abuse.
The library is open daily, including Sunday and there is good access for all prisoners.
Healthcare is provided by South Staffordshire Primary Care Trust, part of the West Midlands Strategic Health Authority. It provides the usual facilities such as optician, dentist, physio along with general medical care.