Avoyelles Women's Correctional Center DC-3

County Jail

Last Updated: April 08, 2024
640 Choupique Ln, Cottonport, LA 71327
Avoyelles Parish
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 340, Cottonport, LA 71327

APDC-3 is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

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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

Satellite View of Avoyelles Women's Correctional Center DC-3

You can support your loved ones at APDC-3 on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 318-876-2871.

When someone you care about gets locked up, it's tough to figure out all the ins and outs of jail life. From sending mail to visiting, there are a lot of things to sort out. And getting info about the arrest? Not always easy. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get a handle on how things work here so that you can stay connected and support your loved one behind bars.

The APDC-3 is a detention center located at 640 Choupique Ln Cottonport, LA which is operated locally by the Avoyelles Parish County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Avoyelles Parish County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, Cottonport Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

New detainees arrive at the jail regularly, with some being released on bail, placed under pretrial services caseloads, supervised by probation agencies, or released on recognizance with a court appearance agreement. Those who are not released await their court appearances at the jail, receiving accommodations including bedding and meals. You can see all the arrest records for Louisiana here.

The Avoyelles Parish Women’s Correctional Center is a minimum-security facility managed by the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Department (APSO) and Avoyelles Parish Prison, under the oversight of Sheriff David L. Dauzat. Referred to as a "CD-3," the center primarily houses inmates awaiting court dates or serving sentences exceeding a year in the Avoyelles Parish County Jail. The inmate population typically comprises individuals accused or convicted of misdemeanor offenses within the parish, including first-time and non-violent offenders.

While there is no official website for the Avoyelles Women’s Correctional Center, limited information is available through resources like the Louisiana Department of Corrections' website. The facility's capacity is noted to be 300 inmates, with an operational capacity of 317 according to the Department of Corrections. However, there were 225 vacancies at the end of the preceding year, encompassing both pre-trial detainees and Department of Corrections inmates.

Inmates at the Avoyelles Women’s Correctional Center have access to various programs aimed at skill-building and rehabilitation. Vocational training covers areas such as automotive technology and repair, culinary arts, construction, welding, and masonry. Additionally, job skills programs like the Standardized Pre-release Curriculum and Office Systems are offered. The facility also provides value and faith-based programs to prepare women for successful reintegration into society post-incarceration. Treatment programs available include domestic abuse intervention, Living in Balance, LA Risk Management Model, Our Best Interest (Women), Partners in Parenting, Thinking for Change, and Understanding and Reducing Anger.

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in Louisiana. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at Avoyelles Women's Correctional Center DC-3.

The second section features the InmateAid Inmate Search tool, providing a user-generated database of inmates. You can access this resource to utilize any of InmateAid's services. If you require assistance in creating an inmate profile to maintain communication, please contact us at aid@inmateaid.com, and we'll gladly help you locate your loved one.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

Visitation Information

Visitation is allowed from 7:30 am to 9 pm every weekday and from 7:30 am to 2:30 pm on the weekends, but visits must be booked in advance and approved.14 Avoyelles Parish County reserves the right to investigate or search the visitor upon arrival.15 Additionally, visitors must carry a photograph of the inmate they are visiting, dress appropriately, and provide a valid ID.16 Children visiting must attend with an adult. Failure to comply with any of these requirements may result in the revocation of these privileges.

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