From mid-June, people applying for travel expenses after visiting someone in a Scottish prison will need to apply online www.gov.uk/helpwithprisonvisits

Apply Online

If you don’t have internet access, you can contact the Assisted Prison Visits Unit who manage the system and ask them for assistance 03000 632 100 or email assisted.prison.visits@noms.gsi.gov.uk Alternatively, speak to the Croft at Barlinnie or email us help@croftglasgow.org

You can find general details about claiming travel expenses here: https://croftglasgow.org/2013/05/06/travel-expenses/ Travel expenses will still be available on two visits per month for close relatives or sole visitors who claim certain benefits, there have been changes to certain sections such as escort mileage expenses.

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