Pocahontas State Correctional Center Inmate Search and Prison Information
Pocahontas State Correctional Center is located in Pocahontas, Virginia and was opened in 2007 as a level 3 correctional facility. This prison currently has a capacity of 1,034 inmates. Pocahontas State Correctional Facility consists of four housing units, each containing three pods. The visiting room, gymnasium, kitchen, dining halls, laundry, vocational, and education classrooms are all located in a separate building.
Inmates at this facility are placed according to their custody level which is determined at intake. The mission of this facility is to prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never return to prison and thus lower Virginia’s recidivism rate.
Pocahontas State Correctional Center is secured by a razor-wire perimeter fence and over 180 cameras. Inmates can participate in technical training that includes flooring application, computer-aided drafting (CAD), small engine repair, and building maintenance. Pocahontas State Correctional Center also contains two recreation yards and a medical and mental health treatment area which provides basic medical services to inmates.
When entering this prison, inmates receive tests and/or interviews to identify their security and treatment programming needs. Based on these needs, the inmate’s counselor develops a written Treatment Plan outlining programs that are needed by the inmate. An inmate’s progress towards meeting his/her Treatment Plan goals is evaluated and documented once per year, with the plan updated as needed.
Some of the programs and services offered at Pocahontas State Correctional Center are:
Inmate Work Activities
Substance Abuse Treatment
Mental Health Services
Life Skills Programs
Approximately 80% of the Department’s inmates have a history of substance abuse that contributed to their sentencing. Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous are among the programs offered to inmates.
Inmates at this facility are fed three meals a day, and they can purchase snacks from the commissary. All meals are approved by a dietician.
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Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Pocahontas State Correctional Center
920 Old River Road PO Box 518, Pocahontas, VA, 24635-0518
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|Jail Name||Pocahontas State Correctional Center|
|Jail Type||State Prison|
|Address||920 Old River Road PO Box 518, Pocahontas, VA, 24635-0518|
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