Federal Correctional Institution Dublin | FCI Dublin

Federal Correctional Institution Dublin | FCI DublinFacilities: FCI Dublin with an adjacent minimum security satellite prison camp.
Facility Address & Contact Information
Federal Correctional Institution Dublin
5701 8th Street – Camp Parks
Dublin, CA 94568
Phone: 925-833-7500
Fax: 925-833-7599
BOP Website: https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/dub/
Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Correctional_Institution%2C_Dublin
Inmate Correspondence Address
For FCI Dublin
Inmate Name and Registration Number
FCI Dublin
Federal Correctional Institution
5701 8th Street – Camp Parks
Dublin, CA 94568
For Satellite Prison Camp
Inmate Name and Registration Number
FCI Dublin
Satellite Prison Camp
5675 8th Street – Camp Parks
Dublin, CA 94568
NOTE: Funds cannot be sent directly to federal inmates. See our page on sending money to federal prisoners for more information.
Sex: Female
Security Level: Main: Low; Camp: Minimum
Location: FCI Dublin is located 20 miles southeast of Oakland, off I-580.
BOP Region: Western Region (WXR)
BOP Institution Code: DUB for FCI Dublin
Medical Care: Level 2. See our page on Medical Care Levels and Procedures for more information.
Judicial District: Northern District of California
Population (as of Sept. 23, 2020): Main: 808; Camp: 128
Background: FCI Dublin was opened in 1974. It became a female-only prison in 2012 and is now one of only three federal prisons for women in the country. The camp opened in 1980. Notable inmates include Patricia Hearst (served 21 months after being convicted in 1976 for participating in a bank robbery), former LAPD officers Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell (each served 24 months after being convicted in 1993 of civil rights violations connected to the beating of Rodney King), Heidi Fleiss (served 20 months after being convicted in 1997 for money laundering and tax evasion), and former Prime Minister of the Ukraine Pavlo Lazarenko (served 8 years after being convicted in 2004 of money laundering).
Housing: Inmates are housed in two-person rooms. Inmates at the camp are housed in both cells and dormitories.
Health Services: Services offered include basic health education programs, intake, periodic health examinations, dental care, specific preventive health examinations (e.g., cancer screening), routine care, medications, emergency care, and specialty care. In addition, female inmates are eligible for pregnancy tests, pap smears, pelvic examinations, and breast examinations during intakes and at routine intervals.
Psychology Services: The FCI Dublin Psychology Services Department consists of the Chief Psychologist, Drug Abuse Program Coordinator, Staff Psychologists, and Drug Treatment Specialists. The camp offers psychotherapy and personal development groups, along with crisis intervention and chemical abuse programming. The STAGES Program is also available for inmates with serious mental illness and personality disorders. There are also specialty groups for addiction, self-image groups, and other voluntary groups.
Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP): FCI Dublin and the camp house a Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP), the Non-Residential Drug Abuse Program (NR-DAP), and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). The camp also offers the Drug Education class.
Education Services: FCI Dublin provides GED and English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) classes. Parenting and Adult Education Classes (ACE) are also available. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available through paid correspondence programs.
Advanced Occupational Education: FCI Dublin offers advanced occupational education in Custodial Maintenance, HVAC, Office Technology, and ServSafe. The camp does not offer any advanced occupational education programs.
Vocational Training: FCI Dublin does not provide any vocational training aside from its advanced occupational education and apprenticeship programs. The camp does not offer any vocational training programs.
Apprenticeship: FCI Dublin offers apprenticeships in the following occupations: Carpentry, Customer Service Representative, Dental Assistant, Electrician, Building and Grounds Cleaning, General Maintenance, HVAC, Plumbing, and Welding. The camp does not offer any apprenticeship programs.
Library Services: The FCI Dublin law library offers inmates access to supplies and services related to legal matters. Inmates can find relevant and up-to-date constitutional, statutory, and case law materials, applicable court rules, and practice treaties. Most of these materials are available on the TRULINCS Electronic Law Library. General library services are offered daily. A variety of reading materials, including newspapers, magazines, books, periodicals, reference sources, and audio-visual materials can be found in the Recreation Barn.
UNICOR: The FCI Dublin UNICOR facility handles directory assistance phone call services. The camp does not have a UNICOR facility.
Commissary: Inmates must have a photo identification inmate account card to shop at the commissary. Inmates may shop only once a week. Inmates having funds in their accounts are permitted to spend up to $360.00 per month for a variety of articles including candy, cookies, ice cream, instant coffee, toiletries, and greeting cards.
Recreation Services: The FCI Dublin Recreation Department is comprised of both indoor and outdoor components, ranging from individualized arts and craft programs to intramural team sports such as softball and volleyball. A variety of sports activities and exercise programs are offered. Hobbycraft activities are made available through the Recreation staff. Small projects such as needlepoint, crochet, knitting, etc., may be worked on in the housing units, while most other activities will be conducted in the Arts & Crafts rooms.
Visitation Information: See our page on prisoner visitation rules for more information.
Directions to Prison:
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For a comprehensive look at life in federal prison, 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 FCI Dublin, please buy a copy of the Directory of Federal Prisons: The Unofficial Guide to Bureau of Prisons Institutions by Christopher Zoukis.