ADOC-Ventress Correctional Facility

State Prison

Last Updated: March 08, 2024
Address
379 AL-239, Clayton, AL 36016
Beds
1650
County
Barbour
Phone
334-775-3331

Ventress 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 Ventress Correctional on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 334-775-3331.

Located at 379 AL-239 in Clayton, AL, Ventress Correctional carefully assigns inmates based on their custody level, considering factors like criminal history. Ventress 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-Ventress 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.

Ventress Correctional Facility, situated in Clayton, is a medium-custody state prison that houses approximately 1,200 adult male inmates under the jurisdiction of the Alabama Department of Corrections. Originally established as a treatment facility for drug and alcohol addiction, Ventress Correctional Facility remains committed to rehabilitation as a primary objective.

The facility emphasizes inmate rehabilitation through various programs and activities. Inmates participate in supervised community service initiatives in the surrounding area, contributing to the betterment of the local community. Ventress collaborates with nearby colleges to offer a range of educational programs, providing inmates with opportunities for academic and vocational advancement.

Specialized programs geared towards addressing substance abuse are a cornerstone of Ventress Correctional's rehabilitation efforts. These programs include eight-week and 15-week alcohol and drug treatment classes, as well as an 18-month Therapeutic Community program, designed to support inmates in overcoming addiction and promoting lasting recovery.

Academic and vocational programs, facilitated by Sparks Technical College, equip inmates with valuable skills that enhance their prospects for successful reintegration into society upon release. Moreover, Ventress CF extends its commitment to community support through various service initiatives benefiting localized city, county, and state agencies.

Since its establishment in August 1990, Ventress Correctional Facility has remained dedicated to its mission of providing comprehensive alcohol and drug treatment services to the inmate population. Classified as a medium custody correctional facility, Ventress continues to play a vital role in inmate rehabilitation and community support efforts.

Inmate Locator

Ventress 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 Ventress Correctional are subject to change, so it's crucial to confirm them by contacting the facility directly by phone. Please reach out to 334-775-3331, on visitation procedures, applications, or directions to the facility in Clayton. 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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