FCI Petersburg Low Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: May 20, 2022
804-733-7881
1100 RIVER ROAD HOPEWELL, VA, 23860

The FCI Petersburg Low Institution or also known as federal prison is situated in Hopewell city, Virginia. The FCI Petersburg Low Institution is known as a medium-security federal correctional institution that also operates a satellite prison camp for minimum-security inmates as well.

The FCI Petersburg Low Institution will only house male inmates. As of 2019, the facility can house up to 1232 in both its camp and its main campus. Even though the facility can house up to 1232, it was only designed to house up to 936 inmates originally.

On average the offenders here at the FCI Petersburg Low Institution will house inmates from 20 to 60 years of age.

The facility is spread out on nearly 2,600 acres of land. Only 56 acres of land is enclosed by a fence.

The FCI Petersburg Low Institution is composed of 4 housing units. All housing units have double bunked cells.

Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
FCI Petersburg Low
1100 RIVER ROAD HOPEWELL, VA, 23860

FCI Petersburg Low Prison Information

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Jail Name FCI Petersburg Low
Jail Type Federal Prison
State Virginia
County Hopewell city
Web Page website
Address 1100 RIVER ROAD HOPEWELL, VA, 23860
City Hopewell
Zip 23860
Phone 804-733-7881

Sending a Mail/Care Package

An important thing to remember is to always send your items and letters to the mailing address rather than the physical address. If you send things to the physical address you will run the risk of the letters and items not being given to the inmate.

The mailing address for the FCI Petersburg Low Institution is:

Inmate Name, ID Number

FCI Petersburg Low Institution

1100 RIVER ROAD HOPEWELL, VA, 23860

Please also remember to have a return address on your envelope as well.

Sending Money

If an inmate in the FCI Petersburg Low Institution asks you for money, you can do one of a few things. You can either run to the local MoneyGram or Western Union store or you can mail a money order.

Phone calls

All inmates in the FCI Petersburg Low Institution will be granted 15-minute phone calls. These phone calls are encouraged by the staff here to allow the inmates to have a support system on the outside.

Visitation

Visitation here at the main campus and the camp will be held on the same days and time. Visitation as of 2019 is held on Monday, Friday, Saturday, and Sundays. The visiting hours start at 8 am and will end at 3 pm.

You will be required to get to the facility prior to 2 pm if you wish to visit an inmate during that day.

The visiting room that is in the FCI Petersburg Low Institution can only properly hold 133 people, while the visiting room that is in the camp can only properly hold 57 people.

All inmates will not be permitted to have more than 5 visitors at a given time.

Visiting Hours

FCI Hours;Camp Hours

Monday — 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM;
Thursday — 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM;
Friday — 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM;8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday — 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM;8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday — 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM;8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Holiday — 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM;8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Directions

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