Federal Correctional Institution El Reno | FCI El Reno

Federal Correctional Institution El Reno | FCI El RenoFacilities: FCI El Reno, with an adjacent minimum security satellite prison camp.
Facility Address & Contact Information
Federal Correctional Institution El Reno
4205 Highway 66 West
El Reno, OK 73036
Phone: 405-262-4875
Fax: 405-319-7626
Email: ERE/[email protected]
BOP Website: https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/ere/
Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Correctional_Institution,_El_Reno
Inmate Correspondence Address
For FCI El Reno
Inmate Name and Registration Number
FCI El Reno
Federal Correctional Institution
P.O. Box 1500
El Reno, OK 73036
For Satellite Prison Camp
Inmate Name and Registration Number
FCI El Reno
Satellite Prison Camp
P.O. Box 1500
El Reno, OK 73036
NOTE: Funds cannot be sent directly to inmates. See our page on sending money to federal prisoners for more information.
Sex: Male
Security Level: Main: Medium; Camp: Minimum
Location: FCI El Reno is located 30 miles west of Oklahoma City.
BOP Region: South Central Region (SCR)
BOP Institution Code: ERE for FCI El Reno
Medical Care: Level 2. See our page on Medical Care Levels and Procedures for more information.
Judicial District: Western District of Oklahoma
Population (as of Sept. 23, 2020): Main: 882; Camp: 190
Background: FCI El Reno is located on the Fort Reno Military Reserve. It was opened in 1933. From the beginning, FCI El Reno was designed to house younger prisoners aged 18-26, until the late 1970’s when it opened to all age groups. The satellite camp opened in 1980. President Barack Obama visited FCI El Reno in July 2015, making him the first sitting President to ever visit a federal prison.
Housing: Inmates are housed in two-person cells. Inmates at the camp are housed in dormitories which are divided into two- and four-person cubicles.
Health Services: Sick call, dental care, emergency treatment, chronic care, preventive health care services, emergency services, diagnosis and treatment of chronic infectious diseases, mental health care, substance abuse treatment, and medications are all available at FCI El Reno. Emergency health care is available 24 hours a day.
Psychology Services: Psychologists are responsible for providing a full range of professional psychological services. Psychologists also aid staff members through program design, consultation, and training. Services for inmates include evaluations and therapy. Common treatment groups include anger management, HIV/AIDS awareness, and criminal thinking.
Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP): FCI El Reno houses a Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP). The camp does not house a Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP). The facilities also provide a Drug Abuse Program, Drug Abuse Education Course, and Non-Residential Drug Abuse Program (NR-DAP).
Education Services: FCI El Reno provides literacy, GED, and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) programs. Other educational offerings include parenting and Adult Continuing Education (ACE) classes. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available through paid correspondence programs.
Advanced Occupational Education: FCI El Reno offers advanced occupational education in Culinary Arts, Electric, Plumbing, Purchasing Agent, and Welding. The camp offers Diesel Repair and Horticulture.
Vocational Training: No vocational training is available at FCI El Reno aside from its advanced occupational education programs.
Apprenticeship: FCI El Reno offers apprenticeships in Dental Assistant, Drafting, Machinist, Millwright, Painter, Quality Control, Tool and Die Maker, and Welding. The camp offers an apprenticeship in Dental Assistant.
Library Services: FCI El Reno offers a legal and leisure library for inmates. The legal library primarily consists of the Bureau’s TRULINCS Electronic Law Library computers. Typewriters and a copy machine are also available. The leisure library permits inmates to check out fiction and nonfiction books, newspapers, and magazines.
UNICOR: The FCI El Reno UNICOR facility produces office furniture and industrial products. The satellite camp does not house a UNICOR facility.
Commissary: Inmates at FCI El Reno are permitted to spend up to $360.00 per month in commissary purchases on their designated shopping day. Items such as food, drinks, clothing, and electronics can be purchased.
Recreation Services: Recreation services at FCI El Reno include areas for both indoor and outdoor activities, which include field games, court games, tabletop games, individual events, arts and crafts, team sports, space for music enthusiasts, and television. Basketball, flag football, soccer, and Frisbee are all popular sports leagues.
Visitation Information: See our page on prisoner visitation rules for more information.
Directions to Prison:
A Google Maps image of FCI El Reno federal prison in Oklahoma
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 El Reno, please buy a copy of the Directory of Federal Prisons: The Unofficial Guide to Bureau of Prisons Institutions by Christopher Zoukis.