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IN DOC - Branchville Correctional Facility

State Prison

Last Updated: September 05, 2022
Address
21390 Old SR 37, Branchville, IN 47514
Beds
1323
County
Perry
Phone
812-843-5921
Email
nzellers@idoc.in.gov

Branchville Correctional is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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 State - medium facility.

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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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IN DOC - Branchville Correctional Facility basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 812-843-5921

The inmates housed at Branchville Correctional located at 21390 Old SR 37 in Branchville, IN are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the past criminal history and the length of their sentence). There are ample educational and vocational training programs for all inmates, especially ones that show a willingness to learn new things that will prepare them for a better life when they are released. The mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never come back and thus lower the state's recidivism rate.

Established - 1982

Security Level - Medium

Average Daily Population - 1511

The Indiana Department of Correction offers a wide selection of programming, courses, and activities based on both facility and offender need, as well as available resources. Listed below are a number of current programming opportunities available at the facility.

  • Substance Abuse
  • Thinking for a Change
  • PLUS Program
  • Inside Out Dads
  • AA/NA
  • GED
  • First Time Last Time
  • Literacy
  • Adult Basic Education
  • PEN Products
  • Pre Release
  • Anger Management
  • Therapeutic Community
  • Culinary Arts
  • Read with Dad and Me
  • Parenting Workshops
  • Department of Labor Apprentice Programs
  • Integrity Dorm

While some are led by staff, many are volunteer-driven. If you are interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities, please visit their Volunteer page. For more information on these programs and/or a complete listing of the programs the IDOC offers, please visit the IDOC Programs page.

Branchville Correctional Facility is located in Perry County Indiana. It is a medium security prison that houses approximately 1,460 adult male inmates. Offenders at this facility can take educational courses that give the inmate an adult basic education and can even earn a GED. Anger management, substance abuse treatment, and parenting classes are some of the programs offered here. Branchville Correctional Facility teaches vocational skills in culinary arts and has various apprentice programs through the department of labor.

Inmate Locator

IN DOC - Branchville Correctional Facility is a facility in the Indiana Department of Corrections. The DOC publishes the names of their current inmates and identifies which of their locations the inmate is being held. Your search should start with the first DOC locator to see if your loved one is there. Begin with the first three letters of the offender's first and last name, it does not have to be spelled exactly.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

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Covid Visitation Information

To limit the opportunity of introducing the COVID-19 virus to a prison facility, visitations at this facility have been suspended until further notice. This includes Volunteer Staff.

Attorney Visits:

Requests for general in-person legal visits between attorneys and offenders must be made to the facility where the offender is housed. Attorney/offender visit requests will only be scheduled when safe to do so on a facility-by-facility basis and are subject to being postponed or rescheduled. A reliable alternative to an in-person attorney/offender visit is to schedule a confidential phone call. The offender must have the attorney's phone number added to their approved telephone list. All calls are 'collect' unless the offender utilizes prepaid minutes.

Further Updates on Public Visitation and Attorney Visits:

Please return to this site for updates about restrictions for public and volunteer staff visitation, as well as an extension of the ending date for attorney/offender in-person visitation. Once restrictions are lifted the regular ‘Visiting Guidelines’ listed below will again be in effect.

Visitation Information

IN DOC - Branchville Correctional Facility - Visitation

All visitors must be on the offender's approved visitors list. Visitors may only visit the same offender once every 14 days. Please make sure to always contact the facility before coming to visit. For the latest facility updates, call (812) 843-5921.

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