Facility Address & Contact Information
Correctional Institution Adams County
20 Hobo Fork Road
Natchez, MS 39120
BOP Website: https://www.bop.gov/locations/ci/acc/
CoreCivic Website: http://www.CoreCivic.com/facilities/adams-county-correctional-center
Inmate Correspondence Address
Inmate Name and Registration Number
CI Adams County
P.O. Box 1600
Washington, MS 39190
NOTE: Funds cannot be sent directly to inmates. See our page on sending money to federal prisoners for more information.
Security Level: Low
Location: CI Adams County is located 12 miles outside Natchez, Mississippi on U.S. Highways 61 and 98.
BOP Region: Southeast Region (SER)
BOP Institution Code: ACC for CI Adams County
Medical Care: Unknown. See our page on Medical Care Levels and Procedures for more information.
Judicial District: Southern District of Mississippi
Population (as of Sept. 23, 2020): 2,109
Background: CI Adams County is owned and operated by CoreCivic (formerly known as the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA)) under contract with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons. The facility has a capacity of 2,567 inmates. Most of its prisoners are illegal immigrants charged with re-entering the United States after deportation. CoreCivic has owned the prison since 2007; the facility did not open until late in 2009.
Housing: Inmates are housed in units that are divided into three pods with bunks.
Health Services: CI Adams County has a medical unit where physicians, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and medical assistants provide routine check-ups, manage sick calls, and address non-emergency needs. Correctional health care facilities typically include a dental clinic as well. Emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day.
Psychology Services: Inmates are screened upon arrival at CI Adams County, and referred to a psychologist, psychiatrist, or mental health specialist for follow-up evaluation and intervention if necessary. For inmates who experience mental health problems, from emotional conflict to mental illness, a team of qualified mental health professionals is available to assist them with their needs. Medications, therapeutic community activities, and group and individual counseling are provided if needed. All CoreCivic staff receive training in the identification of mental health crises, and they refer inmates to the professional staff whenever they suspect someone is experiencing a problem. Staff constantly monitor inmates for signs of declining mental health and suicide risk, working actively to assist troubled inmates in their time of need.
Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP): CI Adams County provides a Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP).
Education Services: CI Adams offers inmates literacy and GED programs. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available through paid correspondence programs. CoreCivic has partnered with the National Institute for Adult Education (Instituto Nacional de Educación para los Adultos, or INEA), an entity of the Mexican government, to provide adult education in Spanish.
Advanced Occupational Education: CI Adams County does not offer any advanced occupational education programs.
Vocational & Apprenticeship Training: CI Adams County offers vocational programs in Carpentry, Commercial Drivers License (CDL), Computer applications, Construction, and building trades, Culinary Arts, Electrical, Horticulture and landscaping, HVAC, Masonry, Painting, Plumbing, Workforce Readiness, and Veterinary Technician.
Library Services: CI Adams County libraries contain many periodicals, newspapers, fiction and nonfiction books, reference materials, and more. They also feature legal resources and related tools commonly sought by inmates.
UNICOR: CI Adams County does not house a UNICOR facility.
Commissary: Inmates have regular access to the commissary service to support their health and wellness. Inmates can purchase through their own accounts a selection of beverages, light meals and snacks, over-the-counter medications, stationery, clothing, personal hygiene products, religious items, and other miscellaneous products.
Recreational Services: A variety of sports and activities such as basketball, board games creative writing, knitting, and more, are available to inmates at CI Adams County.
Visitation Information: See our page on prisoner visitation rules for more information.
Directions to Prison:
For a comprehensive look at life in federal prison, pick up a copy of Christopher Zoukis’ Federal Prison Handbook: The Definitive Guide to Surviving the Federal Bureau of Prisons. For more detailed information about CI Adams County, please buy a copy of the Directory of Federal Prisons: The Unofficial Guide to Bureau of Prisons Institutions by Christopher Zoukis.