Prison Profile: United States Penitentiary Lee Satellite-Camp

Prison Profile: United States Penitentiary Lee Satellite-Camp

By Christopher Zoukis
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Official Address
United States Penitentiary Lee
Satellite Prison Camp
Lee County Industrial Park
Hickory Flats Road
Pennington Gap, VA 24277
Phone: 276-546-0150
Fax: 276-546-9115
Email: LEE/EXECASSISTANT@BOP.GOV
 
Inmate Correspondence Address
Inmate Name and Registration Number
USP Lee
Satellite Prison Camp
P.O. Box 644
Jonesville, VA 24263-0644
(Funds can only be sent to the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ National Lockbox Address listed below, not directly to the inmate at USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp.)
Sex: Male
security level: Minimum (Federal Prison Camp)
Location: USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp is located in southwest Virginia in Lee County, 8 miles east of Jonesville, off U.S. 58 at the intersection of State Route 638.
BOP Region: Mid-Atlantic Region (MXR)
BOP Institution Code: LEE for USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp
Medical Care Level: USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp is a Level 1 medical care facility.
Judicial District: Western Virginia
Population: USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp houses approximately 145 federal inmates.
Background: USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp is located next to, and provides support services for, USP Lee.
Housing Configuration: Inmates at USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp are housed in dormitories.
Health Services: The USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp Health Services Department offers both routine and emergency medical care.  If an inmate has a routine health care issue, they can present to medical triage on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at 8:00 AM to be evaluated by medical staff.  Based upon the evaluation, the inmate will either be treated on the spot or will be assigned an appointment to come back to be treated.  If an inmate is having what they feel to be a medical emergency, they can approach any USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp staff member and request that health services be contacted immediately.
Psychology Services: USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp offers individual counseling and group therapy opportunities.  On the group therapy side, inmates can participate in the Drug Education Class, Non-Residential Drug Abuse Program (NR-DAP), stress management, anger management, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Narcotics Anonymous (NA), and several other group therapy options, which rotate on a quarterly basis.
Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP): USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp does not house a Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP).
Education Services: USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp offers GED courses, Adult Continuing Education (ACE) courses, English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) courses, parenting courses, and college correspondence courses (if the inmate possess the requisite funding).
Advanced Occupational Education: USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp does not offer any advanced occupational education programs.
Vocational Training: USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp does not offer any vocational training programs.
Apprenticeship: USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp does not offer any vocational training programs.
Library Services: USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp houses both a leisure library and a law library.  In the leisure library inmates will find newspapers, magazines, and books (both fiction and nonfiction).  In the law library inmates will find a number of TRULINCS computer terminals which have access to the Electronic Law Library.  A copier is available for inmate usage and a law library clerk is present for legal research assistance.
UNICOR: USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp does not house a UNICOR facility.
Commissary: Inmates at USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp can shop in the institution’s commissary once a week.  There they can purchase postage stamps, over-the-counter medications, electronics, food, shoes, clothing, and other authorized products.  Inmates are allowed to spend up to $320 per month in the commissary (postage stamps, copy cards, and select over-the-counter medications are exempt from the spending limit).
Religious Services: Inmates at USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp have access to a Religious Services Department.  Here inmates can participate in worship services, individual religious study, and pastoral counseling in an effort at spiritual formation or reformation.
Recreation Services: USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp offers both indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities.  Indoors, inmates can engage in arts and crafts projects, exercise, and leisure time activities.  Outdoors, they can run around a track, engage in individual sports, and participate in team sports.  Softball, basketball, soccer, volleyball, and flag football leagues are a common occurrence.
Visitation Information: USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp allows inmates to receive visitors on Friday from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM and on Saturday, Sunday, and federal holidays from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  Visitors will not be allowed into the institution after 2:15 PM on Saturday, Sunday, or federal holidays or after 7:45 PM on Fridays.
Inmates at USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp are allowed unlimited visits, space permitting.  A maximum of 3 adult visitors, not including children under the age of 16, are allowed to visit at any given time.  All visitors, who are 16 years old or older, are required to present government photo identification prior to being admitted to USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp for visitation.
For more information about the visitation policies and procedures at USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp, see Institutional Supplement LEE-5267.08D (Visiting Regulations).
Directions to Prison: From I-75, take exit 29 in Corbin, Kentucky.  Proceed East on Highway 25 for approximately 50 miles.  After driving through the Cumberland Gap Tunnel, turn North on Highway 58 into Jonesville, Virginia.  Turn right on Highway 58 in downtown Jonesville.  USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp is 9 miles East of Jonesville.
From I-81, take I-26 North to Weber City, Virginia.  Turn West on Highway 23 toward Duffield, Virginia.  In Duffield, turn left onto Highway 58.  USP Lee-Satellite Prison Camp is about 15 miles down the road.
 
National Lockbox Address
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Inmate Name and Registration Number
P.O. Box 474701
Des Moines, IA 50947-0001
 
*Information compiled from multiple Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) documents, Freedom of Information Act requests, and personal interviews with federal inmates.*
 
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