NCDPS - Eastern Correctional Institution

State Prison

Last Updated: August 30, 2020
2821 Hwy 903, Maury, NC 28554
Mailing Address
Box 215, Maury, NC 28554

Eastern CI is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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NCDPS - Eastern Correctional Institution basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 252-747-8101

The inmates housed at Eastern CI located at 2821 Hwy 903 in Maury, NC 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.

Eastern Correctional Institution is located in the town of Maury in Greene County and opened in January 1983. The facility was converted to house female inmates in 2014. Eastern is adjacent to Greene Correctional Institution and is built on land that at one time was farmed by the minimum security prisons inmates. Eastern and its sister institution, Southern Correctional Institution in Troy, opened at the same time, are of the same design and were part of the initial expansion of the prison system in the 1980s and 1990s to house the growing prisoner population.

The two-story prison sits on 38 acres surrounded by double fences. The institution has five housing units, each designed to hold 96 inmates in single cells. Each regular population housing unit is divided into three wings with 24 single cells. The segregation unit has two wings each with 24 cells totaling 48 single cells with sinks and toilets.

NDDPS - Eastern Correctional Institution - Inmate Rule Book
NCDPS - Eastern Correctional Institution - Offender Family Services
NCDPS - Eastern Correctional Institution - Inmate Programs

Local calls will be a flat rate of $1.25
All long distance calls will be a flat rate of $3.40

Inmate Locator

NCDPS - Eastern Correctional Institution is a facility in the North Carolina 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.

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Covid Visitation Information


The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice will resume limited visitation at all state prisons effective Oct. 1, 2020 with significant restrictions due to the pandemic. Visitation was suspended in all state prisons on March 16, 2020, with the exception of legal and pastoral visits, to help prevent the potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

The health and safety of employees and offenders in our care are the top priorities of the Department of Public Safety. For information on coronavirus and how to protect yourself, please go the NC Department of Health and Human Services website.

Visitation Information

NCDPS - Eastern Correctional Institution - Visitation

Visitation at ECI follows standard DOP visitation policy. Most inmates are in regular population and visit by visitation appointments, based on the approved visiting list. However, inmates sometimes lose their visitation privileges for a limited period of time due to rule violations.

Certain groups of inmates, such as administrative segregation, disciplinary segregation, etc. also visit by appointment only. The inmate is responsible for communicating his visiting status to his perspective visitors. To schedule a visit, or check on an inmate's visiting status, visitors may call (252) 747-3506 between Tuesday thru Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

DIRECTIONS - Eastern Correctional Institution is one-half mile south of Maury on NC 903 between Greenville and Snow Hill. From Goldsboro, take Highway 13 North until you enter Snow Hill. Take Highway 13/258 North until you reach the intersection with Highway 903, where you take a right to reach the facility.

DIRECTIONS FROM RALEIGH -- Take US 64 East then US 264 East at Knightdale towards Greenville. Take the first Farmville exit (Exit 60). Go about 4 miles and turn right on US 258. Take US 258 for 7 miles until you get to a crossroad called LIZZIE. Turn left (Hwy. 123). Go 3 miles to the stop sign. This is Hwy 903. Turn right. The prison is a half-mile on the right. Approximate driving time is 80-85 minutes.

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