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Reiby Youth Justice Centre

Reiby Youth Justice Centre is located at Airds near Campbelltown, with a capacity for 55 young people. The centre was opened in August 1973 and primarily accommodates males under the age of 15 years, who are on control orders or on remand. The centre offers a range of health, educational and spiritual services to the young people, including individual case management, specialised counselling, and training in job and living skills. The centre also specialises in managing young male offenders with extreme behavioural problems with a unit specifically designated to address the special needs of this group. The Waratah Unit, also at Reiby Youth Justice Centre, was opened in late 2010, and is a pre-release unit aimed at preparing young people for return into the community. The unit caters for 10 young people from across NSW.

20 Briar Road
Airds NSW 2560
Phone: (02) 4621 5400
Facsimile: (02) 4621 5456 

How to get there

Public Transport:

Take a train to Campbelltown railway station then a short (10 minute) taxi ride to the centre. Alternatively, take the 884 bus from the train station and get off on Briar Rd directly opposite Airds High School.

Private Transport:

The centre is off St Johns Road in Airds. Street parking is available to visitors.

Visitor Information


All visits require bookings. To book for Tuesday or Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday visiting period, call 02 4621 5417 after 9am on Mondays. Legal visits require bookings.

Visit times:

Tues and Wed: 
2pm-2.45pm (non contact visits)

12 midday-1.30pm
1.45pm-2.15pm (non contact visits)
2.30 pm-4pm


The Department of Education operates a school at the centre, so that young offenders can continue their studies while at the centre and learn skills to help them re-enter education, training or the workforce when they leave custody.


Justice Health provides registered nurses for general healthcare, arranges visits from local General Practitioners to provide medical assessments and treatment, and consultant psychiatrists for professional assessment and treatment of young people as required. The centre employs two Alcohol and Other Drug Counsellors to assist young offenders in dealing with their drug and alcohol problems, and three Psychologists who provide assessment, counselling and group work.

Religious Services

The centre has a Chaplain who provides religious and spiritual support to young people in custody. The centre can also arrange for young people from non-Christian faiths, including Islam and Buddhism, to receive religious support and counselling​.