Augusta Correctional Center Inmate Search and Prison Information
The Augusta Correctional Center is another state prison located in Craigsville, Virginia. The Augusta Correctional Center is under the management of the Virginia Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The Virginia Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation will also watch over the Augusta Correctional Center day to day operations.
The Augusta Correctional Center sits on 640 acres of land. The Augusta Correctional Center is an all security state prison. The Augusta Correctional Center will house inmates from minimum-security all the way up to maximum-security.
Over the years, the Augusta Correctional Center has housed some notable convicted murders including X-Raided, Sirhan Sirhan, Hans Reiser, Erik Menendez, along with many others.
The Augusta Correctional Center opened its doors in November of 1994. It was not until July of 2000 when the Augusta Correctional Center started up their two substance abuse programs. This substance abuse programs involved inmates to work for community services. These inmates would of had a history of substance abuse.
Augusta Correctional Center then converted its general population yard into a much needed sensitive needs yard in late 2002. The Augusta Correctional Center is home to over 900 special needs yard inmates. These special needs yard inmates are housed in the D facility within the Augusta Correctional Center.
In May of 2004, the Augusta Correctional Center decided to convert Facility A to another sensitive needs yard, which can house up to an additional 1,000 inmates.
Then in 2005 to 2006, the Augusta Correctional Center along with the Avenal State Prison was severely affected by the Valley fever. There was 150 cases just from the Augusta Correctional Center and an additional 30 in Avenal State Prison during this time. Then in 2007, 4 inmates at Augusta Correctional Center were killed by the Valley fever.
The Augusta Correctional Center offers its inmates a variety of programs. These programs are here to help inmates get the skills they need to be successful on the outside. These programs include the following:
- GED Prep
- Adult Basic Education
- Vocational Programs
- Air Conditioning
- Small Engine Repair
- Auto Body
- Office Services
- Auto Detail
- Mill and Cabinetry
- Auto Mechanics
- Auto Mechanics
- Machine Shop
- Auto Paint
- Landscape and Gardening
- Building Maintenance
- Electrical Work
- Computer Repair
- Consumer Electronics
- Dry Cleaning
- Computers for Schools
- Community Service Crews
- Arts in Corrections
- Religious Programs
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Augusta Correctional Center
1821 Estaline Valley Road, Craigsville, VA, 24430
Augusta Correctional Center Prison Information
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|Jail Name||Augusta Correctional Center|
|Jail Type||State Prison|
|Address||1821 Estaline Valley Road, Craigsville, VA, 24430|
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