17. mai og 26. mai er besøket i Halden fengsel stengt.
Det informeres om at besøkstelefon nå vil være åpen tirsdag og torsdag fra kl. 0900-1100.Det vil fra 30.08.21 ikke være anledning for å ringe besøkstelefon på mandager. Pårørende, advokater og offentlige instanser oppfordres til å bestille besøk via mail.
To be relevant in today’s labor market, practical work training and/or education is crucial for inmates. We offer a wide variety of options to suit the needs of the inmates and employers. Read this months’ article to get a better understanding of this. Click to view the article
Programs in the Norwegian correctional service, has a more narrow definition than for instance in the US. In a Norwegian context we are talking about cognitive change programs, and Halden prison has one of the most comprehensive portfolios in Norway. Read this month’s article to see for yourself. Click to view the article
We wish everybody visiting our home page, a Happy New Year. In January you can read an interview with the prison chaplain about his work in the prison. This is a much needed and appreciated service, which is conducted relatively different from what is the case in a congregation in the local community. [...]
A well trained staff are the core asset of any prison. In this December-article you can learn how our officers work, including the role as “contact officer” that all correctional officers have. Click to view the article
Visiting an inmate can be a new experience and an unknown world for many people. In this month’s article you will have a brief introduction to processes, rules & regulations regarding visits. Click to view the article
Curious on what happens when sentenced people arrive in Halden prison? How are you met, what are the routines? Correctional officer Josteinn Isenskjold will walk you through the process in this months’ article. Click to view the article
One of the previous articles was about the principle of Normality, and last month’s article focused on Architecture. This month you can have an aerial view of the prison, where the different buildings are identified and their purpose explained. In this aerial view, you can see how the total complex/built environment, reflects key points described [...]
This month we focus on the built environment. Halden prison is widely recognized for its architecture and how the principle of normality is reflected in the buildings, the outdoor areas, et.c. Halden prison is like “an iron fist in a silk glove” – reducing the feeling of being in a prison while still have all [...]