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.
Table of contents
- Adams County Detention Center Contact Information
- Adams County Correctional Center Inmate Information
- Adams County Detention Facility Prison Services Information
- CI Adams County Educational, Library, and Recreation Offerings
- Visitation Information for Adams County Detention Center
- Adams County Correctional Facility in the News
- More Information About Adams County Detention Facility
Adams County Detention Center Contact Information
Facility Address & Contact Information
Adams County Detention Center
20 Hobo Fork Road
Natchez, MS 39120
Inmate Correspondence Address
Inmate Name and Registration Number
Adams County Correctional Center
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
Prison Security Level
Low-Security Federal Prison
Adams County Correctional Center is located 12 miles outside Natchez, Mississippi, on U.S. Highways 61 and 98.
BOP Institution Code
ACC for Adams County Detention Center
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.
Adams County Correctional Center houses approximately 2,100 federal inmates.
Adams County Detention Facility Prison Services Information
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.
Inmates are housed in units that are divided into three pods with bunks. Correctional officers supervise housing unit operations.
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
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.
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.
Adams County Correctional Facility does not house a UNICOR facility.
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.
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.