“Our role is to provide a caring, yet safe and secure environment for all our residents at Yarl’s Wood IRC, We do this by promoting Trust, Care, Innovation and Pride within the centre, and is at the forefront of all our policies and procedures”
Steve Hewer, Centre Manager, Yarl’s Wood.
Management of Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre was taken over by Serco in 2007.
Serco is an international service company that improves the quality and efficiency of essential services to millions of people around the world in the most important areas of public service, including health, education, transport, science and defence. At Yarl’s Wood we deliver services on behalf of HOIE (Home Office Immigration Enforcement)
Yarl’s Wood, in Bedfordshire, is unique in the UK because of the demographic of those we care for and the specialist and innovative services we provide including:
We deliver our service based on a community model allowing residents as much freedom of movement and choice as possible.
We have positive relationships with colleagues in a broad range of statutory and voluntary organisations both in Bedfordshire and nationally and work with them to deliver services which mirror those in the community in areas such as health and well being.
We invite you to find out more about our centre and to get in touch if you feel you have a service that would be of assistance to our residents during their stay at Yarl’s Wood.