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Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Beaumont Low

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)

Last Updated: February 27, 2022
5560 Knauth Rd, Beaumont, TX 77705
Mailing Address
PO Box 26020, Beaumont, TX 77720

FCI-Beaumont-Low 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 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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Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Beaumont Low's comprehensive information to help guide you through the federal prison process, specifically on how to remain connected to your inmate while they are incarcerated.

The FCI-Beaumont-Low is a federal prison located at 5560 Knauth Rd in Beaumont, TX. This federal low 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 409-727-8172.

The Federal Correctional Institution, Beaumont (FCI Beaumont Low) is a United States federal prison for male inmates in Texas. It is part of the Beaumont Federal Correctional Complex (FCC Beaumont) and is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a division of the United States Department of Justice. It consists of two facilities:

  • Federal Correctional Institution, Beaumont Low: a low-security facility
  • Federal Correctional Institution, Beaumont Medium: a medium-security facility

FCC Beaumont is located approximately 4 miles south of the City of Beaumont in Jefferson County, TX; 35 mi from the Gulf of Mexico; 100 mi east of Houston; and 268 mi west of New Orleans, LA.

Housing: Inmates are housed in dormitories.

Health Services: FCI Beaumont Low offers the same health services as all FCC Beaumont institutions, including sick call, eyeglasses, emergency medical treatment, physical examinations, medications, immunizations and dental care. Over-the-counter medications are available at the commissary. While emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day, inmates must submit a triage form for routine health care needs.

Psychology Services: Intake screening is provided to inmates upon arrival. The psychology staff offers a variety of comprehensive treatment programs addressing a full range of clinical disorders, providing self-help options, assessing and treating behavioral or emotional problems, and facilitating overall adjustment. Anger management, Smart Recovery, and other programs are available.

Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP): FCI Beaumont Low houses a Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP). It also provides a Drug Abuse Education Course, the Non-Residential Drug Abuse Program (NR-DAP), Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), and Narcotics Anonymous (NA).

Education Services: FCI Beaumont Low provides literacy, GED, and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) programs. Additional programs include parenting and Adult Continuing Education (ACE) courses. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available through paid correspondence programs.

Advanced Occupational Education: FCI Beaumont Low offers advanced occupational education in Advanced Microcomputer Applications, Basic Diesel, Building Trades, Culinary Arts, HVAC, Industrial Sewing, Major Appliance, and Microcomputer Applications.

Apprenticeship: FCI Beaumont Low offers apprenticeships in Carpentry, Electrician, HVAC, Painting, Plumbing, and Teacher Aide.

Library Services: A law library is located in the Education Department, containing a variety of legal reference materials for use in preparing legal papers. A copier is available in the library to assist with making legal copies. Inmates also have access to the TRULINCS Electronic Law Library and to electronic typewriters. In the leisure library, inmates can check out fiction and nonfiction books, newspapers, and magazines.

UNICOR: The UNICOR at FCI Beaumont Low produces clothing and textiles.

Commissary: Inmates at FCI Beaumont Low are allowed to spend $360.00 monthly in the commissary on their assigned shopping days. Clothing, shoes, electronics, food, drink mixes, and other items are available for purchase. Spending limits on certain items may apply. It is commonplace for inmates to carry their purchases back to their housing units in laundry bags.

Recreation Services: The FCI Beaumont Low Recreation Department consists of both indoor and outdoor components, such as origami, painting, drawing, and leathercraft. These activities range from individualized arts and crafts programs to intramural team sports such as softball, basketball, frisbee, soccer, and volleyball.

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

Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Beaumont Low 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 409-727-8172 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

Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Beaumont Low - Visiting Hours

  • Friday 5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Saturday 8:30am – 3:00pm
  • Sunday 8:30am – 3:00pm
  • Holidays 8:30am – 3:00pm

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