HMYOI Brinsford, General Details

Brinsford opened as a young offender institution and remand centre in November 1991 on the same site as HMP Featherstone and HMP Oakwood.  Brinsford was a split site caring for both young people aged 15-18 years and young adults aged 18-21. Following the decommissioning of places for young people by the Youth Justice Board in January 2010, Brinsford now holds solely young adults.  It is run by HMPS and the #1 governor is Amanda Hughes, who has been in charge since July2020. It has an operational capacity of 577.

 

Accommodation

  • Residential unit 1 – development progression unit
  • Residential unit 2 – standardised unit
  • Residential unit 3 – half reverse cohort unit (see Glossary of terms) and early days in custody, and half standardised unit
  • Residential unit 4 – standardised unit
  • Residential unit 5 – full-time workers/enhanced status unit
  • First night centre – currently not in use as being used as a reverse cohort unit
  • Health care centre – 14 beds
  • Segregation unit – 16 beds

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