Corrective Services resources

We have a range of forms you can use when you’re helping people in prison.

When they enter prison

When people go to prison, they may need to complete one or more of the following forms.

Centrelink

Child Support

While they’re in prison

During their time in prison, people may need to complete one or more of the following forms.

Centrelink

If it applies, they may need to complete the Customer in Psychiatric Confinement form (SA379).

Medicare

Child Support

ABSTUDY Lawful Custody Allowance

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians who are in custody and studying or training, may be eligible for ABSTUDY Lawful Custody Allowance.

This allowance helps with essential course costs.

When they’re released from prison

Before people leave prison, they may need to complete one or more of the following forms:

Centrelink

If they’re claiming JobSeeker Payment, they’ll need to complete both:

The Job Seeker Snapshot will help us understand what help and support they need to find work.

Other forms, they may need to complete include:

Medicare

More information

We have other services to help people who are going to prison, or preparing for life after prison.

Concession and health care cards help people get cheaper health services and medicines.

Our crisis and special help services are for people in severe financial hardship or who need special assistance.

Page last updated: 30 September 2022