ADOC-St. Clair Correctional Facility

State Prison

Last Updated: March 08, 2024
Address
1000 St. Clair Rd, Springville, AL 35146
Beds
1500
County
St. Clair
Phone
205-467-6111

St Clair Correctional is for State Prison offenders sentenced anywhere from one year to life by the State Court in the county where the charges were filed

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If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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You can support your loved ones at St Clair Correctional on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 205-467-6111.

Located at 1000 St. Clair Rd in Springville, AL, St Clair Correctional carefully assigns inmates based on their custody level, considering factors like criminal history. St Clair Correctional offers diverse educational and vocational programs aimed at equipping offenders for successful reintegration into society and reducing recidivism. Through these initiatives, inmates gain skills and confidence, fostering personal growth and resilience.

When someone you care about ends up in a state prison, it can be tough to navigate the ins and outs of the system. From figuring out how to stay in touch to understanding what you can do to make their time easier, it can feel overwhelming. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get the lowdown on ADOC-St. Clair Correctional Facility so you can stay connected and support your loved one during their time inside.

While incarcerated, reading is often the best use of time. Please note that books and magazines, puzzles, and word searches ordered for inmates must come directly from the publisher. This policy ensures that the items are new, untampered, and comply with the facility's regulations. Prisons and jails enforce this rule to prevent the introduction of contraband or prohibited materials. By restricting orders to publishers, the facility can better maintain security and control over the content entering the institution. Any books or magazines not received directly from the publisher will be rejected and not delivered to the inmate.

St. Clair Correctional Facility, situated in Springville, is a close-custody state prison for adult males overseen by the Alabama Department of Corrections (DOC). With an operational capacity of approximately 1,500 inmates, the facility occupies 600 acres in St. Clair County. Since its establishment in June 1983, St. Clair has been a significant site for various correctional initiatives and programs.

The facility hosts the Alabama Correctional Industries vehicle restoration and a chemical plant, providing opportunities for vocational training and employment for inmates. Academic programs are offered on-site in classroom settings through a partnership with Gadsden State Community College, enabling inmates to pursue educational goals and acquire valuable skills.

In terms of healthcare services, St. Clair boasts a comprehensive medical infrastructure, including a total care medical infirmary equipped with dental care, dialysis, a cancer unit, an emergency room, and diagnostic services provided by a private medical contractor. Additionally, St. Clair is home to "The New Outlook Therapeutic Community Program," a specialized initiative aimed at supporting inmates in their rehabilitation and reintegration efforts.

Despite its operational achievements, St. Clair Correctional Facility has faced significant challenges throughout its history. The facility has experienced instances of violence and unrest, including a major riot in 1985, and has been the subject of criticism from advocacy groups due to issues such as neglect and dangerous living conditions. Overcrowding, understaffing, and safety concerns have led to legal action from organizations like the Equal Justice Initiative, highlighting the ongoing need for reform and improvement within the facility.

Despite these challenges, St. Clair remains committed to its mission of providing secure incarceration, rehabilitation, and reintegration services for its inmate population. Through continued efforts to address systemic issues and implement meaningful reforms, St. Clair Correctional Facility seeks to enhance safety, promote accountability, and support positive outcomes for both inmates and the broader community.

Inmate Locator

St Clair Correctional maintains a database of current inmates and their locations within the system. To locate an inmate, begin by using the DOC locator tool, which requires entering the first three letters of the inmate's first and last name, allowing for variations in spelling.

If unable to locate the desired information through free resources, users may opt to use the Arrest Record Search, which requires payment. While this option incurs a small fee, it provides access to the most up-to-date data available.

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Visitation Information

Visiting hours for St Clair Correctional are subject to change, so it's crucial to confirm them by contacting the facility directly by phone. Please reach out to 205-467-6111, on visitation procedures, applications, or directions to the facility in Springville. Please note that visitors will undergo a thorough search before entering the premises, and personal belongings, including cell phones, are strictly prohibited. Individuals under probation, parole, or community corrections supervision must obtain approval from their supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting, although such visits are not typically approved.

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