AR DOC-North Central Unit

State Prison

Last Updated: February 29, 2024
10 Prison Cir, Calico Rock, AR 72519
Mailing Address
HC62, Box 300, Calico Rock, AR 72519-0300

North Central Unit 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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You can support your loved ones at North Central Unit on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 870-297-4311.

Located at 10 Prison Cir in Calico Rock, AR, North Central Unit carefully assigns inmates based on their custody level, considering factors like criminal history. North Central Unit 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 AR DOC-North Central Unit 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.

The North Central Unit, a medium-minimum security state prison facility, is located adjacent to the Calico Rock-Izard County Airfield, and is operated by the Arkansas Department of Corrections (AR DOC). With a capacity to house 800 inmates, the facility offers various programs aimed at rehabilitation and skill-building.

Inmates at the North Central Unit have the opportunity to participate in educational programs, including basic adult education and programs facilitating the attainment of a GED. A pre-release program is available to assist inmates in preparing for their release, providing them with foundational opportunities for post-custody life.

The facility also engages in maintenance work on the grounds of various locations in the region, providing inmates with vocational training and practical experience. Additionally, the North Central Unit participates in the Paws in Prison program, allowing inmates to work with animals, and offers a gardening program that teaches the basics of plant cultivation.

Operational activities at the North Central Unit include agriculture initiatives such as vegetable gardening, forage production, apple orchards, and equine operations. Other programs and services offered include the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Program, Anger Management, Canine Unit, Faith-Based Principles and Applications for Life (PAL) Program, Regional Maintenance, the Story Book Project, Substance Abuse Education, the Think Legacy Program, and Vocational-Technical (Vo-Tech) programs. These programs aim to support inmate rehabilitation, education, and personal growth.

Inmate Locator

North Central Unit 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 North Central Unit are subject to change, so it's crucial to confirm them by contacting the facility directly by phone. Please reach out to 870-297-4311, on visitation procedures, applications, or directions to the facility in Calico Rock. 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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