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FCI Big Spring Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: July 10, 2020
FCI Big Spring
432-466-2300
1900 SIMLER AVE BIG SPRING, TX, 79720
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FCI Big Spring is short for Big Spring Federal Correctional Institution. The FCI Big Spring is classified as a low-security facility situated in Bastrop, Texas.

FCI Big Spring opened its doors officially in 1979. The prison is composed of the main unit alongside a minimum-security satellite prison camp.

As of late, the main campus at the FCI Big Spring can comfortably house over 1274 offenders. In the minimum-security satellite prison camp can comfortably house over 180 offenders.

All inmates in the FCI Big Spring will either be enrolled in educational programs or have a work assignment.

FCI Big Spring — General Information

FCI Big Spring, Federal Prison.
Capacity 1274 persons.
1900 SIMLER AVE BIG SPRING, TX, 79720
https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/big/
432-466-2300

The FCI Big Spring has its inmate database available online. This means you no longer must contact them to find out much-needed information about an inmate.

You can find the database on the Federal Bureau of Prisons website as this is the agency that maintains the database for all federal prisons.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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Mail can be sent to the FCI Big Spring.

There are two different kinds of mail when it comes to the FCI Big Spring.

There is general mail, which is the type of mail that you will be sending. This mail will be checked by the prison staff and then given to the inmate.

The other type of mail is special mail, which is the type of mail that will come from the inmate’s legal counsel. This mail will also be checked by the prison staff, but in front of the inmate.

Sending Money

You can deposit funds into the inmates account by using Western Union, MoneyGram, or sending a money order.

Phone calls

Inmates will be allotted a talk time of 300 minutes every month. However, during the holiday months of November and December, inmates will be granted an extra 100 minutes a month.

All calls are monitored. All calls are capped at 15-minutes, so everyone has time to call their loved ones.

Visitation

Visiting hours at the main campus and the prison camp will differ.

But one thing that stays the same is that you will need to fill out the visitor application prior to being permitted on the premises.

The visitation schedule for the main campus is as follows:

The visitation for the minimum-security satellite prison camp is as follows:

Saturday: 8 am to 3 pm

Sunday: 8 am to 3 pm

Visiting Hours

FCI Hours;Camp Hours

Monday:
Tuesday:
Wednesday:
Thursday:
Friday:
Saturday:
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM;8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday:
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM;8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Holiday:
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM;8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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