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Visitation Area

  TDOC facilities are smoke-free environments.

  Firearms, weapons, drugs, and alcohol are strictly prohibited.

ATTENTION VISITORS

The Tennessee Department of Correction will NOT tolerate and will continue to aggressively pursue every means possible to prevent the introduction of DRUGS and CONTRABAND into our institutions.

Before agreeing to bring contraband inside our prisons, make sure you are willing to face the harsh consequences that may include, but are not limited to the following:

- Permanent loss of visitation privilege

- Posting of a substantial bond to get out of jail

- Forfeiture of vehicle (but continue to make payments)

- Payment to an attorney of a few thousand dollars to defend you at trial

- A felony record

- Loss of privilege of possessing a firearm

The Department of Correction will pursue criminal prosecution against both visitors and staff that refuse to adhere to the law.

The introduction of contraband is a serious threat to the safety and security of Tennessee prisons. The TDOC takes its responsibility as part of the law enforcement community very seriously.

CONTRABAND ARRESTS

Most TDOC inmates are allowed to visit with friends and family, provided they fill out the appropriate paperwork and follow the departmental policies and procedures.

- Policy 507.01 Visitation (in pdf format) (195 kb)

- Visitation Form (in pdf format) (111 kb)

- List of Items Permitted Through Checkpoint (in pdf format) (31 kb)

To familiarize yourself with the rules, please refer to the visitation policy.  A visitation form will need to be filled out in its entirety in order to be placed on an inmate's list.  Applications are processed on a regular basis at each facility, but at least quarterly.

Below you will find a contact phone number and time, a visitation schedule and a link to the complete visitation manual for each institution.  Please note, these are subject to change.  Some prisons with rotating schedules will not have a schedule posted.  You may need to contact the institution for more specific information.

Visitation is considered a privilege, not a right.

BLEDSOE COUNTY CORRECTIONAL COMPLEX
(formerly Southeastern Tennessee State Regional Correctional Facility)

Contact Information
(423) 881-3251, ext. 2010
Thursday thru Monday  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Visitation for General Population

Saturday, Sunday and state holidays  8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.  Visitors will not be processed in after 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday night visitation is reserved for those unable to visit on weekends.

Visitor handbooks are available upon receipt of a self-addressed envelope.

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Click here for a complete copy of the visitation manual:
BCCX Visitation Handbook

(in pdf format) (97 kb)

CHARLES B. BASS CORRECTIONAL COMPLEX

Contact Information
(615) 350-3361, ext. 1235
Friday and Saturday  9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Monday  12:00 noon - 7 p.m.

Main Compound

Saturday

Unit A or B - 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Punitive Segregation 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Protective Custody 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Administrative Segregation 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Sunday

Unit A or B - 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Mental Health (approved by physician) 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

*Monday

Unit A or B - 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Visitation will be on a rotating schedule for Unit A & B during the weekends. Rotation will be done on a weekly basis.

*Monday visits are only for those visitors who are unable visit on weekend. Monday night visitation may be altered or canceled when holiday visitation is scheduled. Visitors will not be processed 30 minutes prior to end time of visitation.

Check in times will cut off at 10:00 a.m. to prepare for count time and 1:30 p.m. for shift change.

Special visits at the institution may be arranged by request to the visitation supervisor by the inmate.  The following types of special visits may be approved:

- Visitors who have traveled in excess of 200 miles and/or do not visit on a regular basis.

- Children, as part of a special program to promote family bonding.

- Prospective employers, sponsors, parole advisors or private therapists (recognized mental health professionals).

- Persons significant to the inmate for purpose of crisis intervention.

- Official visitors.

Attorney visits must be scheduled through the deputy warden's office.  Visits shall be arranged for Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Parole hearings are typically held on Monday and Tuesday, therefore, some fluctuation can be expected when hearings are scheduled.. Attorney visits should be requested at least 24 hours in advance.

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Click here for a complete copy of the visitation manual:
CBCX Visitation Handbook

(in pdf format) (337 kb)

HARDEMAN COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

Contact Information
(731) 254-6000, ext. 46013
Saturday and Sunday  8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Monday  1 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Tuesday thru Friday  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Visitation Schedule for General Population

Saturday  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Monday  6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Each quarter the last names beginning with letters A thru L and M thru Z will alternate.

Example:

For a specified quarter use the following schedule:

A thru L - Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
M thru Z - Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

For the next quarter use the following schedule:

M thru Z - Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
A thru L - Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

*No visitors will be allowed to visit between the hours of 9:10 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. due to count.

*Cut off time for visitors to enter the institution is 2:30 p.m.

*Monday visitation is for those that did not visit over the weekend.

Visitation Schedule for Protective Custody Inmates

Saturday 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Sunday  4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Monday  4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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Click here for a complete copy of the visitation manual:
HCCF Visitation Handbook

(in pdf format) (1,665 kb)

LOIS M. DEBERRY SPECIAL NEEDS FACILITY

Contact Information
(615) 350-2700, ext. 2755
Tuesday thru Friday  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Visitation Schedule for General Population

Saturday and Sunday  8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Monday night  5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. (for inmates unable to receive a visit over the weekend)
Holidays  8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Visitation for Inmates Housed in the Mental Health Units

Saturday-Sunday and holidays  8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m. and 2:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Visitation for Inmates Housed in the Health Center

Monday-Friday evenings  6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday  8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

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Click here for a complete copy of the visitation manual:
DSNF Visitation Handbook

(in pdf format) (66 kb)

MARK H. LUTTRELL CORRECTIONAL CENTER

Contact Information
(901) 531-1879 or (901) 531-1917
Saturday and Sunday  7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Monday  12:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday thru Friday  8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
( You may also call (901) 531-1801 Tuesday thru Friday.)

Inmates may not receive more than four (4) adult visitors at any given time.  During shift change, there will be no inmate movement.

Visitation Schedule for Open Population

Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays  8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

NOTE:  Visitors will not be processed from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. (count time). Visitors will not be processed after 2:45 p.m. (cut off time).

NOTE:  Shift change is from 1:45 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. There is no inmate movement during this time. Inmates will not be processed into visitation.

Monday night visits are from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

NOTE:  Monday night visits are for inmates that did not receive visits over the weekend or holiday only.  Monday night visitation may be altered or canceled when holiday visitation is scheduled.  No visitors will be processed after 7:45 p.m.

NOTE:  State holidays are designated by the Commissioner of TDOC. They are as follows:

New Year's Day
Martin Luther King's Birthday
President's Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

Visitation Schedule for Protective Custody

Saturday Only  8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. - Classroom area

NOTE:  Visits are limited to two (2) hours only.

Visitation Schedule for Punitive Segregation Inmates

Saturday Only  12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. - General population

NOTE:  Visits are limited to two (2) hours only.

Visitation Schedule for Involuntary Administrative Segregation

Sunday Only  12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. - Non-contact

NOTE:  Visits are limited to two (2) hours only.

Visitation Schedule for Mental Health (If Approved by Physician)

Sunday Only  8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. - Non-contact

SEGREGATION NOTE:  Inmates on administrative segregation shall visit in non-contact area.  All segregated visits will be conducted under direct visual supervision of security staff.  Holiday visitation will be scheduled/designed by the Commissioner of the TDOC.

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Click here for a complete copy of the visitation handbook:
MLCC Visitation Handbook

(in pdf format) (168 kb)

MORGAN COUNTY CORRECTIONAL COMPLEX

Contact Information
(423) 346-1300, ext. 1390 or 1391(ask for visitation office)
Monday thru Friday  7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Visitation Schedule for General Population

Saturday, Sunday and designated state holidays  8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Thursday night  6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (For visitors who are unable to visit on the weekend, visits must be scheduled no later than 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday and must be made by appointment only.)

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Click here for a complete copy of the visitation manual:
MCCX Visitation Handbook

(in pdf format) (99 kb)

NORTHEAST CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

Contact Information
(423) 727-7387, ext. 1068
Saturday and Sunday  8 a.m - 3:30 p.m.
Monday  12 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Visitation Schedule

Saturday and Sunday  8:00 a.m.-3:15 p.m.
Monday night  5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (reserved for visitors unable to come on the weekends)

*State holidays as designated by policy.

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Click here for a complete copy of the visitation manual:
NECX Visitation Handbook

(in pdf format) (70 kb)

NORTHWEST CORRECTIONAL COMPLEX

Contact Information
Site 1 - (731) 253-5000, ext. 1903
Monday thru Thursday  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday  1 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Site 2 - (731) 253-5000, ext. 2077
Monday and Tuesday  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday  1 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Visitation Schedule for General Population Inmates

Saturday and Sunday  8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Friday night  6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (for those unable to visit on the weekends)

Visitation for Maximum Custody Inmates

Saturday and Sunday  8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Friday night  6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (for those unable to visit on the weekends)
(Visits are non-contact and limited to one hour.)

Visitation for Inmates in Protective Custody

Saturday and Sunday  8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Friday night  6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.(for those unable to visit on the weekends)
(Visits are non-contact, limited to one hour and must be pre-approved in advance.)

Visitation for Juvenile Inmates

Saturday and Sunday  9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Fridays are designated by the warden or commissioner (for those unable to visit on the weekends)
(All families are required to call annex AWO for pre-approval.)

Note:

*Visitation on holidays  12:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

*Friday night visitation does not occur during a week when a holiday visitation occurs.

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Click here for a complete copy of the visitation manual:
NWCX Visitation Handbook

(in pdf format) (114 kb)

RIVERBEND MAXIMUM SECURITY INSTITUTION

Contact Information
(615) 350-3100, ext. 3128
Monday and Friday  11:00 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday  7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

To view a visitation schedule for RMSI, you will need to view the manual. 

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Click here for a complete copy of the visitation manual:
RMSI Visitation Handbook

(in pdf format) (179 kb)

SOUTH CENTRAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

Contact Information
(931) 676-5346, ext. 2206
Monday thru Friday  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

General Population

Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Monday Evening  6:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
State Legal Holidays  8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Annex Population

Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Monday Evening  6:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
State Legal Holidays  8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Close Custody

Saturday  8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Sunday  12:00 noon - 3:15 p.m.
Monday Evening  6:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
State Legal Holidays  8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Segregated Inmates (HSA/Skylab Unit)

Saturday 12:00 noon - 3:15 p.m.
Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Monday Evening  6:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
State Legal Holidays  12:00 noon - 3:15 p.m.

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Click here for a complete copy of the visitation manual:
SCCF Visitation Handbook

(in pdf format) (1,637 kb)

TENNESSEE PRISON FOR WOMEN

Contact Information
(615) 741-1255, ext. 1273
Friday  3 p.m - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday  8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Visitation for General Population

Saturday and Sunday  8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Friday night  5:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (for those unable to visit on the weekends)
State Holiday 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Unit 3

Saturday and Sunday  8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. only

All visits that take place in Unit 3 are limited to two (2) hours

Inmates on protective custody, non-contact, safekeeper status and administrative segregation visit only with approval.

Those on safekeeping status or maximum security will only be allowed two visits a month.

Close and new admissions follow the same schedule as general population.

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Click here for a complete copy of the visitation manual:
TPFW Visitation Handbook

(in pdf format) (90 kb)

TURNEY CENTER INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Contact Information - Main Site - Only, TN
(931) 729-5161, ext. 3570 or 3260
Saturday and Sunday  7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Monday  12:00 noon - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Contact Information - Annex Site - Clifton, TN
(931) 676-3345 (ask for visitation officer)
Monday 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday thru Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Visitation Schedule for General Population

Saturday - Main Site - 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday - (Wayne County) Annex Site - 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Sunday - Main Site - 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Sunday - Wayne County) Annex Site - 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

**Monday evening - Main Site - 5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
**Monday evening - (Wayne County) Annex Site - 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Legal State Holidays  8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Medium Security Area's 1, 2, 3 and 4 will be divided into four groups, which will alternate. The first group will visit from 8 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The second group will visit from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

**Visitation for Monday evening is to ensure visiting privileges for those inmates that have visitors unable to visit on the weekends.  Evening visitation will not occur on state holidays that fall on Monday.

Inmates in the following categies visit the same days as Zone 2:

- Maximum (once every two weeks), close and protective custody

Inmates in the following category visit the same days as Zone 1:

- Those on punitive segregation
- Those awaiting a disciplinary hearing
- Those pending investigation (visit must be approved by the warden)

Parole Technical Violator Diversion Program (PTVDP) inmates at TCIX (Wayne County) Annex Site are permitted to visit every other Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

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Click here for a complete copy of the visitation manual:
TCIX Visitation Handbook

(in pdf format) (97 kb)

WEST TENNESSEE STATE PENITENTIARY

Contact Information
(731) 738-5044, ext. 3229
Monday  12:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday thru Sunday  7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Visitation for General Population

Monday  6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday  8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Holidays  8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (one day only)

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Click here for a complete copy of the visitation manual:
WTSP Visitation Handbook

(in pdf format) (8,991 kb)

WHITEVILLE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

Contact Information
(731) 254-9400, ext. 40821
Monday  11:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Visitation Schedule for General Population

Each month the last names beginning with letters:  A-L, X, Y, Z, and M-W will alternate.

Example:

For a specified month use the following schedule:

A-L, X, Y, Z - Saturday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
M-W - Sunday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

For the next month use the following schedule:

M-W - Saturday  8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
A-L, X, Y, Z - Sunday  8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

*No visitors will be allowed to visit between the hours of 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. due to count.

*Cut off time for visitors to enter the institution on Saturday and Sunday is 3:30 p.m.  Cut off time on Monday night is 7:50 p.m.

Monday visitation is from 5:30 p.m. until 8:20 p.m. for those that did not visit over the weekend.

Visitation Schedule for Segregated Inmates

You are allowed a two (2) hour non-contact visit during visitation hours as long as the inmates visitation privileges have not been suspended.

*Inmates in punitive segregation will not be allowed to visit.

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Click here for a complete copy of the visitation manual:
WCFA Visitation Handbook

(in pdf format) (58 kb)