FCI - Gilmer Satellite Prison Camp

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)

Last Updated: October 30, 2022
201 FCI Ln, Glenville, WV 26351
Mailing Address
PO Box 7000, Glenville, WV 26351

FCI-Gilmer-Camp 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 minimum facility.

The phone carrier is Global Tel Link (GTL) - ConnectNetwork, 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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FCI-Gilmer-Camp's comprehensive information is here to guide you through the federal prison process, ensuring you stay connected to your inmate while they are incarcerated.

The FCI-Gilmer-Camp is a federal prison located at 201 FCI Ln in Glenville, WV. This federal minimum security prison is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to hold inmates who have been convicted to and sentenced for a federal crime through the US Department of Justice (DOJ).

Locate all federal inmates here. If you would like to speak with a case manager or counselor, call 304-626-2500.

The Federal Correctional Institution, Gilmer Satellite Prison Camp (FCI Gilmer Camp) is a minimum-security United States federal prison for male inmates in West Virginia. It is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a division of the United States Department of Justice.

FCI Gilmer is located in central West Virginia, 85 miles northeast of Charleston and 150 miles from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Housing: Inmates at the camp are housed in dormitories.

Health Services: Medical and dental sick call, urgent care, and medications are provided to inmates at FCI Gilmer Camp. Inmates over the age of 50 may request a physical exam every year. Inmates under the age of 50 may request a physical exam every two years. Emergency medical services are available 24 hours a day.

Psychology Services: FCI Gilmer services include basic mental health care such as screening, assessment, and treatment of mental health problems, individual and group counseling, psychoeducational classes, self-help and supportive services, and referral to Health Services for medical treatment of mental illness. Inmates are notified of a new class and group offerings through notices posted on housing unit bulletin boards.

Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP): FCI Gilmer Camp does not offer RDAP. However, FCI Gilmer offers a Drug Abuse Education course, the Non-Residential Drug Abuse Program (NR-DAP), Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Narcotics Anonymous (NA), the Resolve Program, and the Challenge Program.

Education Services: FCI Gilmer Camp education services include literacy, GED, and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) programs. Incentive awards are provided to recognize inmates making satisfactory progress and successfully completing the literacy (i.e., GED and ESL) program. Inmates may also receive incentives for progressing to various levels in the GED or ESL programs. Graduation ceremonies recognize GED, ESL, and Occupational Education completions. Adult Continuing Education (ACE) classes and a parenting program are also offered. A college program allows inmates to earn an associates degree in business. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available through paid correspondence programs.

Apprenticeship: FCI Gilmer Camp offers apprenticeships Automobile Mechanic, Baker, Cook, Heating and Air Conditioning Installation Service, Painter, Plumber, Polished Concrete and Floor Coverings, Quality Control Inspector, Teacher Aide, Welder/Fitter Apprenticeship, and Powerhouse Mechanic.

Library Services: The FCI Gilmer Camp leisure library offers inmates a variety of reading materials which include periodicals, newspapers, fiction, nonfiction, and reference books. Inmates are afforded access to legal materials through the TRULINCS Electronic Law Library and an opportunity to prepare legal documents. Typewriters are also available in the law library.

Commissary: Inmates may use funds in their account to purchase items at the institution commissary, place funds on their inmate phone account, purchase TRU-Units for their TRULINCS account, or send funds in another manner. Inmates are permitted to spend up to $360.00 per month. Popular items for inmate purchase include food, soda, ice cream, clothing, and shoes.

Recreation: Leisure activities at FCI Gilmer Camp include organized and informal games, sports, physical fitness, table games, hobby crafts, music programs, intramural activities, social and cultural organizations, and movies. Art activities include paintings and sketches rendered in any of the usual media (e.g., oils, pastels, crayons, pencils, inks, and charcoal). Hobbycraft activities include ceramics, leatherwork, models, clay, mosaics, crochet, knitting, sculptures, and woodworking. Wellness programs include screening, assessments, goal setting, fitness/nutrition prescriptions, and counseling.

Admissions and Orientation (A&O) Handbook - This document provides you with general information about the institution, programs, rules, and regulations that you will encounter during your confinement. Familiarizing yourself with this information and knowing your responsibilities will help you to adjustment to institution life.

Commissary List - In 1930 the Department of Justice authorized and established a Commissary at each Federal institution. The Commissary provides a bank type account for your money & for the procurement of articles not issued regularly as part of the institution administration. Funds deposited by your family, friends, or other sources are stored in your commissary account that we maintain.

Legal Activities - This document outlines the procedures for access to legal reference materials and legal counsel and the opportunities that you will be afforded to prepare legal documents while incarcerated.

Inmate Locator

FCI - Gilmer Satellite Prison 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. Your search should start with the first locator to see if your loved one is there. You will need the offender's first and last name and it must be spelled exactly. If you have a nine-digit BOP Inmate ID number (xxxxx-xxx)

If you cannot find your inmate in the federal search, the second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is all the inmates currently incarcerated in all prisons, jails and detention centers. You do not need to sign up to use this free inmate locator.

If you are looking for someone who has been recently taken into custody, you may access the Arrest Record Search feature, there is a cost for this fresh information

Covid Visitation Information

Please call 304-626-2500 prior to your visit to get the latest updates, time changes or visitation cancellations

Visitation Information

FCI - Gilmer Satellite Prison Camp - Minimum - Visiting Hours

  • Friday 8:00am – 3:00pm
  • Saturday 8:00am – 3:00pm
  • Sunday 8:00am – 3:00pm
  • Holidays 8:00am – 3:00pm

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