FCI - Oakdale II Satellite Prison Camp

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)

Last Updated: July 25, 2022
2105 E Whatley Rd, Oakdale, LA 71463
Mailing Address
PO Box 5010, Oakland, LA 71463

FCI-Oakdale-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 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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The FCI-Oakdale-Camp is a federal prison located at 2105 E Whatley Rd in Oakdale, LA. 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 318-335-4466.

The Federal Correctional Institution, Oakdale II Satellite Prison Camp (FCI Oakdale II Camp) is a minimum-security United States federal prison for male inmates in Louisiana. It is part of the Oakdale Federal Correctional Complex (FCC) and operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a division of the US Department of Justice.

FCI Oakdale Camp is located in central Louisiana, 35 miles south of Alexandria, 58 miles north of Lake Charles, off State Highway 165 on Whatley Road.

Housing: Inmates at the camp are housed in dormitories.

Health Services: Health care at FCI Oakdale Camp includes medical, dental, and mental health services, emergency medical and dental care, medications, periodic health examinations, and eyeglasses. Inmates new to the institution with contact lenses will be evaluated for medical necessity of contact lenses. If contact lenses are not medically indicated, the inmate will be provided with eyeglasses. Emergency care is available 24 hours a day. Inmates must submit a sick call form in order to be evaluated for routine care.

Psychology Services: Services provided by the Psychology Department include crisis intervention (suicidal risk assessments), psychotherapy (individual and group), psychological assessments, and psycho-education (self-help and audio/visual material). All inmates/detainees must complete, sign, and date a Psychology Services Inmate Questionnaire (PSIQ), provided by medical staff, on their arrival at Receiving & Discharge (R&D). This is a mandatory assessment. Inmates/Detainees in the Special Housing Unit must receive mandatory 30-day reviews by Psychology Services. Assessment using psychological testing will be completed as determined by the psychologist. Additionally, the staff psychologist conducts the following programs: 40-hour Drug Education Program, Stress Management Group, Psychological-Educational Support Group, and Anger Management Group. Each of these groups meet weekly.

Education Services: FCI Oakdale Camp provides literacy, GED, and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) programs. A parenting program and Adult Continuing Education (ACE) courses taught by fellow prisoners are also available. A self-paced ACE program offers inmates the opportunity to utilize handouts and a textbook to complete classes independently. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available through paid correspondence programs.

Apprenticeship: The FCI Oakdale Satellite Camp offers an apprenticeship program in Welding.

Library Services: FCI Oakdale Camp provides access to a legal library, where legal materials are available via the TRULINCS Electronic Law Library. A leisure library is also available which provides a variety of fiction and nonfiction books, newspapers, reference materials, and periodicals to the inmate population. Titles unavailable in the library may be obtained through the interlibrary loan program. Typewriters and a copy machine are available to inmates. Inmates are given 25 free legal copies per month and each additional legal copy costs five cents.

Commissary: Inmates are allowed to spend up to $360.00 per month at the commissary. Shopping is permitted once each week. The shopping day is determined by the fourth and fifth digits of the inmate’s BOP register number. Inmates must have their account card in their possession in order to shop at the commissary. Items such as food, sodas, snacks, ice cream, clothing, and electronics are available for purchase.

Recreation Services: The FCI Oakdale Camp recreation services include both indoor and outdoor activities. The gymnasium area comprises the recreation supervisor’s office and the basketball court area. The recreation yard includes a hobby craft area. This area houses the tool room for the hobby craft activities, an art room, and a classroom. Activities include leather craft, basket weaving, woodwork, yarn art, stick craft, free-lance painting, and drawing. Indoor activities also include dominoes, chess, card games, checkers, Yahtzee, backgammon, and Scrabble. The recreation yard has a running track, soccer and football fields, bocce ball lanes, horseshoe pits, four handball/racquetball courts, tennis/basketball court, softball field, and two volleyball courts. Court games such as handball, racquetball, tennis, horseshoes, basketball, bocce ball, and pickleball are also available. The intramural sports program includes basketball, volleyball, soccer, flag football, and softball. Organized fitness programs include run/walk clubs, fitness clubs, and a Wellness Program. Music related activities and programs are also available for inmate participation. Instruction is available in guitar and various percussion instruments.

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 - Oakdale II Satellite Prison Camp is a facility in the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) publishes the names of their 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.

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Covid Visitation Information

We remind all visitors to carefully review our special visiting procedures during the COVID pandemic, and also remind all visitors to observe applicable state and local COVID travel restrictions in planning your visit to the institution.

Please call 318-335-4466 prior to your visit to get the latest updates, time changes or visitation cancellations.

All visitors will be temperature checked with results annotated at the screening site prior to entrance. All staff working the screening site will be in proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Visitors will be in-processed on a first come first serve basis, adhering to social-distancing requirements. If distancing requirements cannot be met, visitors may be asked to wait outside for systematic in-processing to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Inmates on quarantine or isolation status will not be permitted visits - it will be the visitor's responsibility to check with the institution prior to arrival to ensure the scheduled visit can still take place.

The visiting room is designed to maximize social distancing, with a minimum of six feet between persons. Inmates are permitted two visitors per visit. To ensure equal opportunities, the frequency of visits determines any termination. Appropriate face coverings are mandatory for all inmates and visitors, all visitors wearing a mask will be provided one by the institution, theirs will be secured in the lockers in the lobby. No physical contact, photographs, food, or drink is permitted. A hand hygiene station, including alcohol-based hand sanitizer, is available at all visiting entrances and exits. Orderlies are assigned to each visitation room and will continually sanitize all touch surfaces, restrooms, etc.

Visitation Information

FCI - Oakdale II Satellite Prison Camp - Minimum - Visiting Hours

  • Saturday 8:15am - 3:00pm
  • Sunday 8:15am - 3:00pm
  • Holidays 8:15am - 3:00pm

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