Adams County Detention Center | CI Adams County

Adams County Detention Center, also known as Adams County Correctional Center and CI Adams County, is a low-security federal prison located in Natchez, Mississippi. The facility houses male inmates. This page profiles the federal prison, inmate offerings, and more.

Adams County Detention Center Contact Information

Facility Address & Contact Information

Adams County Detention Center
20 Hobo Fork Road
Natchez, MS 39120

Phone: 601-304-2500
Fax: 601-446-5224
Email: ACC/GENERAL@BOP.GOV

BOP Website: Bureau of Prisons Webpage
CoreCivic Website: CoreCivic Facility Page
Wikipedia: Wikipedia Facility Page

Inmate Correspondence Address

Inmate Name and Registration Number
Adams County Correctional Center
Correctional Institution
P.O. Box 1600
Washington, MS 39190

How to Send Money

Family members cannot send funds directly to inmates. To deposit funds via mail, mail a money order with the inmate’s name and registration number to the following address:

CCA Inmate Trust Facility: Adams
[Last Name, First Name, Inmate Registration Number]
P.O. Box 933488
Atlanta, GA 31193-3488

Family members can use Western Union to deposit funds on inmate trust accounts. Call 1-800-634-3442 or click here to send money.

Adams County Correctional Center Inmate Information

Inmate Gender

Male Inmates

Prison Security Level

Low-Security Federal Prison

Facility Location

Adams County Correctional Center is located 12 miles outside Natchez, Mississippi, on U.S. Highways 61 and 98.

BOP Region

Southeast Region (SER)

BOP Institution Code

ACC for Adams County Detention Center

Judicial District

Southern District of Mississippi

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.

Population Number

Adams County Correctional Center houses approximately 2,100 federal inmates.

Adams County Detention Facility Prison Services Information

Background

Adams County Detention Facility is owned and operated by CoreCivic under contract with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons. CoreCivic is formerly known as the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA).

The facility has a capacity of 2,567 inmates. Most of its prisoners are illegal immigrants charged with re-entering the United States after deportation. CoreCivic has owned the prison since 2007, but the facility did not open until late 2009. Note that this facility is different from the Adams County Jail.

Inmate Housing

Inmates are housed in units that are divided into three pods with bunks. Correctional officers supervise housing unit operations.

Healthcare

CI Adams County has a medical unit employing physicians, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and medical assistants. These staff members provide routine check-ups, manage sick call, and address non-emergency needs. Private correctional health care facilities typically include a dental clinic as well. Emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day.

Psychology Treatment Offerings

Inmates are screened upon arrival at Adams County Detention Center. They are referred to a psychologist, psychiatrist, or mental health specialist for follow-up evaluation and intervention if necessary.

Inmates who experience mental health problems have treatment options. Whether these issues are from emotional conflict or mental health illness, prison staff members can help. A team of qualified mental health professionals can assist them with their needs. Inmates also have access to medications, therapeutic community activities, and group and individual counseling.

CoreCivic staff members receive training in identifying mental health crises. They refer inmates to the professional staff whenever they suspect someone is experiencing a problem. Staff monitor inmates for signs of declining mental health and suicide risk. They work actively to assist troubled inmates in their time of need.

Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP)

CI Adams County provides a Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP).

CI Adams County Educational, Library, and Recreation Offerings

Educational Programs

Adams County Detention Facility offers inmates literacy and GED programs. High school diplomas, career, and college programs are available through paid correspondence programs. CoreCivic partners with the National Institute for Adult Education to provide education in Spanish. The Instituto Nacional de Educación para Los Adultos (INEA) is an entity of the Mexican government.

Advanced Occupational Education

Adams County Detention Center does not offer any advanced occupational education programs.

Vocational & Apprenticeship Training

CI Adams County offers vocational programs in Carpentry, Commercial Drivers License (CDL), Computer Applications, Construction, and Building Trades. Vocational courses are also available in Culinary Arts, Electrical, Horticulture and Landscaping, HVAC, and Masonry. Inmates can also participate in Painting, Plumbing, Workforce Readiness, and Veterinary Technician vocational programs.

Library Services

The Adams County Correctional Center libraries contain many magazines, newspapers, fiction and nonfiction books, reference materials, and more. They also feature legal resources and related tools commonly sought by inmates.

UNICOR

Adams County Correctional Facility does not house a UNICOR facility.

Commissary

Inmates have regular access to the commissary service to support their health and wellness. Inmates can purchase beverages, light meals, snacks, over-the-counter medications, and stationery. Clothing, personal hygiene products, religious items, and other items are also available.

Recreational Activities

Various sports and activities are available to CI Adams County inmates. These include basketball, board games, creative writing, knitting, and more.

Visitation Information for Adams County Detention Center

Family members and friends can visit inmates from between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. On federally recognized holidays, visitation hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Visitation is held in the visiting room. See our page on prisoner visitation rules for more information.

Directions to Adams County Correctional Center

Adams County Correctional Facility in the News

Adams County Correctional Center inmates rioted in 2012. The inmates’ primary complaints were inadequate food, medical conditions, and disrespectful staff members. As a result, prisoners Carlos Albert Delagado-Castaneda and Jesus Beltran-Rodriguez were charged and convicted in federal court.

Delagado-Castaneda was sentenced to 92-months’ imprisonment. Beltran-Rodriguez was sentenced to 240-months of imprisonment. The prisoners were also ordered to pay over $1.3 million in restitution.

More Information About Adams County Detention Facility

Read Christopher Zoukis’ Federal Prison Handbook: The Definitive Guide to Surviving the Federal Bureau of Prisons for more information about life in federal prison. For detailed information about Adams County Detention Center, read the Directory of Federal Prisons: The Unofficial Guide to Bureau of Prisons Institutions by Christopher Zoukis.