South Shields Probation Office

The South Shields Probation Office, located on Secretan Way in South Shields, provides essential probation services to the local community. This office is a part of the North East region’s probation services, ensuring the supervision and rehabilitation of offenders within the community. It plays a crucial role in maintaining public safety and supporting offenders in their reintegration into society. The office also collaborates with various local agencies to provide comprehensive support to individuals under its supervision.

South Shields Probation Office Contact Details

  • Address: Secretan Way, South Shields, NE33 1HG

  • Telephone Number: 0191 933 3780

South Shields Probation Office

South Shields Probation Office Opening Times, Parking, and Further Information

The South Shields Probation Office operates at the following times:

  • Monday to Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

  • Friday: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

  • Bank Holidays: Closed

Getting There:

The office is conveniently located within a 15-minute walk from both South Shields Metro Station and South Shields Bus Station. Public transport users can plan their journey using Nexus services.

Parking Information:

There is no visitor parking available directly at the office. However, there are local car parks nearby that visitors can use.


The office is equipped with disabled access and facilities, including disabled toilets and parking. Assistance dogs are welcome on the premises.

What Areas Does South Shields Probation Office Cover?

The South Shields Probation Office covers the South Tyneside area, including the towns and communities within this borough. This includes providing services to individuals in South Shields, Jarrow, Hebburn, and other surrounding areas.

Problems, Complaints, and Prison Recalls

If you encounter any problems or need to file a complaint regarding the services provided by the South Shields Probation Office, you should first contact the office directly using the provided telephone number. For unresolved issues, complaints can be escalated to HM Prison and Probation Service. In case of an emergency or if someone has been recalled to prison, immediate contact with the probation office is advised.

Regional Information

The South Shields Probation Office falls under the North East regional probation services, which is overseen by Regional Director Bronwen Elphick. For any regional concerns or higher-level inquiries, you can contact Bronwen Elphick at [email protected].

To find more information about other probation offices throughout the UK, see our full UK probation offices list here.