Buncombe Correctional Center Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: August 21, 2021
828-645-7630
Highway 251 North, Asheville, NC, 28814

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Asheville, NC is home to the Buncombe Correctional Center in Buncombe County which is a medium-security state prison. However, there is a maximum security building within this facility. The maximum-security inmates are housed in cells with bunks. Several times throughout the day the inmates in the maximum-security building are let ou onto porches for several hours. The porches resemble their cell except for it is surrounded by a fence and it is outside. 

This Buncombe Correctional Center has the capacity to house as many as 1,716 adult male inmates. 

The inmates eat, get dressed, use the restroom, and even shower in the company of other inmates leaving them with little to no privacy. Inmates receive 3 meals a day but are not given much time to eat and are not allowed to have seconds. 

The Buncombe Correctional Center contracts out their medical, mental and dental services for the inmates to utilize when needed. 

Inmates housed in the Buncombe Correctional Center participate in the following treatment programs that go along with the inmate’s needs:

  • Intermediate Care Program – This program is for inmates that suffer from serious mental illness.
  • Residential Crisis Treatment Program – This program is for inmates that suffer from acute mental illnesses. 
  • Sex Offender Treatment Program – This program is for inmates who have been convicted of a sex-based crime.
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Substance Abuse Treatment Program

Inmates are encouraged to participate in the following vocational training:

  • Computer Technologies
  • Custodial Maintenance 
  • Building Maintenance
  • Horticulture
  • Floor Coverings 
  • Printing
  • Painting
  • Small Engine Repair
  • Electrical
  • Masonry

Vocational training will allow inmates to learn a new skill for when they are released back into the community. The inmate will be able to find a job using the new skill they have learned and achieved here in prison. 

The Buncombe Correctional Center also provides the following educational programs for the inmates to further their education:

  • Adult Basic Education
  • General Equivalency Diploma
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Buncombe Correctional Center
Highway 251 North, Asheville, NC, 28814

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Jail Name Buncombe Correctional Center
Jail Type State Prison
State North Carolina
County Buncombe County
Address Highway 251 North, Asheville, NC, 28814
City Asheville
Zip 28814
Phone 828-645-7630

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