CDOC-Bent County Correctional Facility (BCCF)-CoreCivic

Private Facility

Last Updated: February 27, 2024
11560 Road FF.75, Las Animas, CO 81054-9598

BCCF is for Private Facility offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

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Satellite View of CDOC-Bent County Correctional Facility (BCCF)-CoreCivic

You can support your loved ones at BCCF on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 719-456-2610.

Located in Las Animas, CO, BCCF operates as a private contractor with various government agency agreements providing state-minimum custody requirements. Programs are offered to all custody levels, including work release residents focused on reentry success. With a strong emphasis on rehabilitation, BCCF provides comprehensive educational and vocational opportunities. Onsite amenities include dietary, health, fitness, educational, religious, and recreational services. Regular inspections ensure compliance with government standards, ensuring the facility's continued operation.

The BCCF, situated 85 miles east of Pueblo, was established by Bent County in 1993 as Colorado's inaugural private correctional facility. CoreCivic acquired the facility from the county in October 1996 and now manages its operations. BCCF operates as a level III facility with a capacity for 1,388 inmates. Predominantly serving medium-custody level inmates, BCCF provides various programs covering basic education, vocational training, mental health support, substance abuse treatment, and reentry initiatives.

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in Colorado. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at CDOC-Bent County Correctional Facility (BCCF)-CoreCivic.

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Visitation Information

Visiting hours at BCCF are Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 10:00 am to 3:50 pm, including holidays. Visitor processing begins at 9:30 am, with a break from 10:00 am to approximately 12:00 pm. Visitors must be processed by 10:00 am to enter the facility; those arriving after 2:00 pm will not be admitted.

To schedule a visit, email In-state visitors may schedule visits up to 14 days in advance, providing the first and last name, date of birth, requested visitation days, and the inmate's first and last name with DOC#. A phone number is required for approval or denial notification.

For questions about visiting rules, call 719-456-2610, ext. 0 (BCCF). Please allow approximately 45 days for visitation approval.

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