COVID-19 Elevated Safe Distancing Measures for Visitors

In light of the stepped-up measures announced on Friday, 3 Apr 2020 to pre-empt escalating COVID-19 infections, the Singapore Prison Service (SPS) will be implementing stricter safe distancing measures to ensure the safety and well-being of our inmates.

All visits will be temporarily suspended from Tues, 7 Apr 2020 to Mon, 4 May 2020. Thereafter, resumption of visits will be subject to further review.

Meanwhile, SPS is exploring alternative means of communication for our inmates and their loved ones. Details will be provided in due course via our online portal:

To assist affected visitors, we will be keeping our visit hotline open on Saturday, 4 April & Sunday, 5 April, from 8.45am to 4.00pm. You may contact us at (+65) 6546 7169 / 70 / 71 / 72.


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Singapore Prison Service Intership Programme

Are you looking for a challenging, meaningful and extraordinary internship? Look no further than the Singapore Prison Service!

The Singapore Prison Service Internship Programme (SPS-IP) offers an opportunity for undergraduates to experience SPS's culture and gain broader perspective in the work done by Captains of Lives.

During the programme, interns will be able to relate their academic learning in the course of study to SPS work environment. They will also be intellectually stretched through involvement in projects and initiatives spearheaded by various units in SPS.

Not only does SPS-IP offers undergraduates a broader perspective in correctional work, but you will also be able to experience how our Captains of Lives inspire everyone at every chance towards a society without re-offending.

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Look out for updates on the CaptainsOfLives Facebook page where we will broadcast details on the next internship cycle!


“I really appreciate the opportunity to be able to observe the assessment/interview sessions between Psychologist and the inmates.”
– Foo Qi En, NUS, Yr 2 Psychology & Life Sciences

“I like the idea that SPS is moving towards a Correctional Agency and I personally believe that this can impact many lives in many ways.”
– Teo Kai Xin, NTU, Yr 2 Psychology

“The staff I got to meet has shown their dedication, care and concern for the inmates.”
– Sharon Ng, NUS, YR 2 Social Work

“The professionalism of the Psychologist and their drive to make a positive change in the lives of inmates give me a positive impression.”
– Chelsea Ye, NTU, Yr 2 Psychology.

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