Federal Correctional Institution Williamsburg | FCI Williamsburg

Federal Correctional Institution Williamsburg | FCI WilliamsburgFacilities: FCI Williamsburg with an adjacent minimum security satellite prison camp.
Facility Address & Contact Information
Federal Correctional Institution Williamsburg
8301 Highway 521
Salters, SC 29590
Phone: 843-387-9400
Fax: 843-387-6961
Email: WIL/[email protected]
BOP Website: https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/wil/
Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Correctional_Institution,_Williamsburg
Inmate Correspondence Address
For FCI Williamsburg
Inmate Name and Registration Number
FCI Williamsburg
Federal Correctional Institution
P.O. Box 340
Salters, SC 29590
For Satellite Prison Camp
Inmate Name and Registration Number
FCI Williamsburg
Satellite Prison Camp
P.O. Box 340
Salters, SC 29590
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 Williamsburg is located in Williamsburg County off Highway 521.
BOP Region: Southeast Region (SER)
BOP Institution Code: WIL for FCI Williamsburg
Medical Care: Level 2. See our page on Medical Care Levels and Procedures for more information.
Judicial District: District of South Carolina
Population (as of Sept. 23, 2020): Main: 1,163; Camp: 87
Background: FCI Williamsburg has an adjacent prison camp for minimum-security male offenders. It is located in the town of Salters 90 miles southeast of Columbia, the state capital.
Housing: Inmates are housed in cells. In the camp, they are housed in dormitories.
Health Services: FCI Williamsburg and the camp provide sick call, clinical and dental care, physical exams, chronic care, emergency medical care, and pharmacy services. Eyeglasses and hearing aids can also be made available. Emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day.
Psychology Services: FCI Williamsburg offers intake exams, psycho-educational classes on Anger and Stress Management, and a focus on sexual abuse/assault prevention and intervention. Additional programs include Smoking Sensation, People in Prison Entering Sobriety, self-image groups, and other voluntary groups.
Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP): FCI Williamsburg does not house a Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP). A Drug Education class, the Non-Residential Drug Abuse Program (NR-DP), Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Narcotics Anonymous (NA) are available.
Education Services: FCI Williamsburg offers GED and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) programs. Social education, life skills, parenting, Adult Continuing Education (ACE), and career counseling,/release preparation programs are also available. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available through paid correspondence programs.
Advanced Occupational Education: FCI Williamsburg advanced occupational education programs include Culinary Arts, NCCER Core, Residential Carpentry, and ServSafe.
Vocational Education: There is no vocational training at FCI Williamsburg aside from advanced occupational education and apprenticeship programs.
Apprenticeship: FCI Williamsburg offers apprenticeships in Custodial Maintenance, HVAC, and Plumbing.
Library Services: The leisure library offers reference books, magazines, and newspapers that are available for checkout in the library only. An Inter-Library Loan program is offered in conjunction with the South Carolina State Library System. A law library is available for inmates, which contains the TRULINCS Electronic Law Library, typewriters, and a copy machine.
UNICOR: FCI Williamsburg does not house a UNICOR facility.
Commissary: Inmates can spend a maximum of $360.00 per month on items such as food, beverages, radios, MP3 players, clothing, and more. All inmates must be in possession of their Inmate Account card for all transactions associated with the Trust Fund Sales Unit. Copy cards, postage stamps, and over-the-counter medications do not count against this spending limit. Sales hours are posted by memorandum for both FCI Williamsburg and the camp in the housing units.
Recreation Services: Indoor and outdoor recreational activities are available for inmates at FCI Williamsburg. Programs include intramural sports, community-based sports (at the discretion of the Executive Staff), informal sports, physical fitness and wellness, special events, hobby craft, music, movies, and other leisure time activities. Specific interests and additional recreational activities are considered when demand appears to be sufficient to make other programs feasible. A gymnasium, softball fields, jogging track, soccer field, handball, bocce ball, basketball, and volleyball courts are available. A leisure recreation area for board games, a wellness resource library, and sports television viewing are also available.
Visitation Information: See our page on prisoner visitation rules for more information.
Directions to Prison:
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 Williamsburg, please buy a copy of the Directory of Federal Prisons: The Unofficial Guide to Bureau of Prisons Institutions by Christopher Zoukis.