Big Spring Correctional Center, also known as CI Big Spring and Big Spring Correctional Facility, is a low-security federal prison in Big Spring, Texas. The facility houses male inmates.
Table of contents
- Big Spring Correctional Center Contact Information
- CI Big Spring Inmate Information
- Big Spring Correctional Facility Prison Services Information
- Big Spring Correctional Center Educational, Library, and Recreation Offerings
- Visitation Information for CI Big Spring
- More Information About Big Spring Correctional Facility
Big Spring Correctional Center Contact Information
Facility Address & Contact Information
Correctional Institution Big Spring
1701 Apron Drive
Big Spring, TX 79720
Phone: 432-264-0060 (Concerning Staff) / 432-267-7911 (Concerning Inmates)
Email: BSC/[email protected]
Inmate Correspondence Address
Inmate Name and Register Number
Big Spring Correctional Center
2001 Rickabaugh Drive
Big Spring, TX 79720
Use the above address to send mail to Big Spring CI inmates. This address is not the one for visiting inmates.
How to Send Money
Funds can be sent directly to inmates via money order. These must have the inmate’s name and registration number affixed. Family members can call 1-866- 345-1884 to deposit funds via telephone or go to Access Corrections website to deposit funds online.
CI Big Spring Inmate Information
Prison Security Level
Big Spring is a Low-Security Federal Prison
CI Big Spring is located approximately four miles west of Big Spring, TX.
BSC for Big Spring Correctional Facility
Northern District of Texas
Medical Care Level
Information is not available. See our page on Medical Care Levels and Procedures for more details.
Mental Health Care Level
Information is not available.
CI Big Spring incarcerates approximately 2,600 federal inmates.
Big Spring Correctional Facility Prison Services Information
Big Spring Correctional Center is a private prison located in Big Spring, Texas. It is owned and operated by Geo Group. The facility is under the purview of the Department of Justice. It houses federal “deportable alien” detainees.
The facility achieved initial accreditation through the American Correctional Association in 2010 and re-accreditation in 2012 and 2015. The current facility delivers all services, providing an environment for residents working their way through the judicial system.
The facility comprises four separate facilities, Interstate, Airpark, Flightline, and Cedar Hill. Inmates are assigned to one of these housing units.
Upon admission, inmates receive an intake examination. Routine and emergency health care and dental care are also available to the inmate population. Emergency intervention is available 24 hours a day. Inmates must submit a sick call form for evaluation of routine and chronic health care concerns.
Correctional Institution Big Spring offers psychological evaluations and treatment to inmates. Services include counseling and programs created to have a rehabilitative impact. A Living in Balance program is also available.
Inmates also have access to a variety of behavioral treatment groups. These include stress management, anger management, life skills training, parenting techniques, conflict resolution, and preparation for re-entry into society.
Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP)
CI Big Spring does not house a Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP). Drug and alcohol abuse counseling is also available. RDAP is delivered in four phases
- Aspects of Substance Abuse
- Life and Living Skills
- Obsessive and Compulsive Behaviors
- Core Issues in Substance Abuse
Some Geo Group facilities offer treatment groups, including Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA).
Big Spring Correctional Center Educational, Library, and Recreation Offerings
Big Spring Correctional Facility offers GED and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) courses. Both American and Mexican Adult Basic Education (ABE) courses are also available. Inmates without a GED or high school diploma are required to attend classes.
Inmates are also provided with life skills classes to enhance parenting skills. High school diploma, career, and college programs are available through paid correspondence programs.
Advanced Occupational Education
CI Big Spring does not offer any advanced occupational education programs.
Big Spring Correctional Center offers vocational training in Custodial Maintenance, Barbering, Horticulture, and Electrical. Inmates can also participate in Building Trades, Auto Mechanics, Upholstery, Weaving, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC). Small Engine Repair, Masonry, Plumbing, Culinary Arts, Computer Repair, Carpentry, and Welding career programs are also available.
Big Spring CI does not offer any apprenticeship programs.
Big Spring Correctional Facility has a complete legal library and a leisure library. Inmates can check out fiction and nonfiction books, newspapers, and magazines in the leisure library. Prisoners can also conduct legal research and prepare legal filings in the law library.
Correctional Institution Big Spring does not house a UNICOR facility.
Inmates have access to an institutional commissary to purchase drinks, food, snacks, shoes, and limited electronics.
Indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities are available at CI Big Spring. These include organized sports, individual exercise, board and card games, and arts and crafts projects.
Visitation Information for CI Big Spring
Friends and family may visit inmates from 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m, Sundays and Saturdays. Visiting hours are between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m on federal holidays. See our page on prisoner visitation rules for more information.
Directions to Big Spring CI
More Information About Big Spring Correctional Facility
For a comprehensive look at life in federal custody, pick up a copy of Christopher Zoukis’ Federal Prison Handbook: The Definitive Guide to Surviving the Federal Bureau of Prisons. For more detailed information about Big Spring Correctional Center, please buy a copy of the Directory of Federal Prisons: The Unofficial Guide to Bureau of Prisons Institutions by Christopher Zoukis.