FCI Ashland Low and Satellite Camp

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)

Last Updated: March 19, 2024
SR 716, Ashland, KY 41105
Mailing Address
PO Box 6000, Ashland, KY 41105

FCI Ashland is for Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) offenders found guilty of a federal crime and sentenced to incarceration in accordance with the Department of Justice Sentencing Guidelines.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for Federal Low | Minimum facility.

The phone carrier is Trulincs, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

If you are seeking to send your inmate money for commissary, one recommended for this facility is MoneyGram There is a fee for sending money, see their rates and limitations.

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 FCI Ashland on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 606-928-6414.

When a loved one is in federal prison, they need more than just visits or calls due to their generally longer sentences. This webpage offers insights into FCI Ashland procedures, helping you provide the best support possible. From sending magazines to exploring distance learning options, this guide has all you need to assist your loved one effectively.

FCI Ashland, a low-security federal prison for male inmates located in Boyd County, Kentucky, operates alongside a satellite prison camp for minimum-security offenders. Managed by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, it is approximately 5 miles outside Ashland and serves as a phasing-down program for inmates nearing the end of their sentences from regional penitentiaries. Notable inmates include former Pennsylvania judge Mark Ciavarella, convicted for racketeering and fraud, among other charges, and Ryan Collins, known for hacking celebrity-owned accounts to steal explicit photos.

The camp at FCI Ashland is lauded for its "wellness" program, encompassing aerobic exercise and stress reduction programs. Housing options include two-person cells, dorms, cubicles, and single-person rooms.

Health services at FCI Ashland encompass comprehensive physical exams, emergency care, and medical and dental sick call, ensuring the well-being of inmates. Psychological services offer assessment, counseling, and psycho-educational classes to address mental health needs.

The facility hosts the Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP) along with other substance abuse programs like the Drug Abuse Education Course and support groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA). Educational opportunities include GED and ESL programs, vocational training in areas like autobody and welding, and apprenticeships in various fields.

Library services offer access to a range of reading materials and legal resources, while UNICOR, the prison's work program, manufactures office furniture. In addition to FCI Ashland’s furniture factory products, there are three support sections: Quality Assurance, Business Office, and Warehouse. The FCI Ashland camp does not house a UNICOR factory. Inmates can spend up to $360.00 each month at the commissary, purchasing items such as food, clothing, and personal hygiene products. Here is a current list and prices of items sold at the commissary in FCI Ashland.

Recreation at FCI Ashland encompasses physical fitness and leisure programs, including organized games, sports, and hobby crafts. The camp provides amenities like pool tables, cable television, and exercise equipment to promote a positive environment for rehabilitation and personal growth.

These documents are directly from the BOP website - FCI Ashland Admissions & Orientation Handbook, it's also available in Spanish: FCI Ashland Guía de Admisión y Orientación. The FCI Ashland Camp Orientation Handbook has separate rules.

Inmate Locator

FCI Ashland Low and Satellite Camp is a facility in the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) that publishes the names of the inmates currently in one of their locations nationwide. To begin your search, simply input the exact first and last name of the individual you are looking for. Alternatively, if you possess an eight-digit BOP Inmate ID number (xxxxx-xxx), you can use that for quicker results.

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Visitation Information

Ashland Low - Visiting Hours

  • Monday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Holidays 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Camp Minimum - Visiting Hours

  • Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Holidays 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Visiting Information

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