Branchville Correctional Facility – Indiana

Know somebody locked up in Branchville Correctional Facility?  Branchville Correctional Facility is a correctional institution in the Indiana state prison system.  This site will tell you information about anything you might need to know about Branchville Correctional Facility:  Learn how to locate an inmate.  Visitation information.  The address and phone number.  Sending money and mail.  And everything else.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Branchville Correctional Facility
Year Opened: 1982
State: Indiana
County: Sussex County
DOC: Indiana Department of Correction
Security Level: Medium
Warden Name: Gilbert Peters

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Contact Information

Here you have the mailing address and street address for Branchville Correctional Facility. Use the mailing address if you are sending a package or letter to an inmate there, and make sure to use the physical address if you need to know the physical location of Branchville Correctional Facility.

Mailing Address

You should also read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures heading below before you mail a package or letter to someone in prison to learn how to correctly address the package or letter, and do the appropriate protocol for sending a package or letter. If you do not use the correct steps, it could not get delivered.

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID NUMBER
Branchville Correctional Facility
21390 Old State Road 37 
Branchville IN, 47514

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Branchville Correctional Facility
21390 Old State Road 37 
Branchville IN, 47514

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (812) 843-5921
Fax:

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Use this address if you are visiting a prisoner. Be sure to also read the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule sections below if you are going to try to visit someone in prison.

Branchville Correctional Facility
21390 Old State Road 37 
Branchville IN, 47514

Directions

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Phone Number

Inmates don’t have phones, so you won’t be able to call inmates, however, there are cases when it may be useful to know the telephone number to Branchville Correctional Facility.
(812) 843-5921

Inmates may be able to make phone calls using various methods:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Branchville Correctional Facility prisoners don’t have faxes, so you won’t get to send a fax to inmates, but there are cases when it may be useful to know the fax number to Branchville Correctional Facility.

Email Address

This email address is the general email for the prison. You can’t contact individuals at this email. If you want to email a prisoner, read the Inmate Email information on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

To send a letter via email to an inmate you must use an exact procedure to ensure that the email message is received by the prisoner.

Inmate Internet Access

State prisoners don’t have access to the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are important rules that you have to follow when sending a letter or package to a state prisoner. If you do not then letter or package might not be received.

Before you proceed, read the information below:

Mail Monitoring

Branchville Correctional Facility officials will open and read all incoming general postal correspondence. Incoming general mail and packages is read as frequently as necessary to ensure security or monitor a particular problem having to do with an inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Here is the proper format for how you should address mail to a state prison inmate at Branchville Correctional Facility:

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID NUMBER
Branchville Correctional Facility
21390 Old State Road 37 
Branchville IN, 47514

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Inmate Money

Every prison has a Commissary that serves to provide prisoners a bank-like account for inmate funds and for purchasing things not issued by the prison.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources can add money to prisoner’s Commissary accounts using the U.S. Postal Service and Western Union.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can to send prisoners money through the mail and must send those funds to this address and do so in accordance with the rules provided below:

The money must be in the form of a money order that is made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. It is advisable to use a U.S. Postal Service money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be placed on a 15-day holding period, during which the prisoner will not have access to the money. The Bureau of Prisons will send back funds that don’t have correct prisoner information but only if the envelope has an adequate return address. Cash and personal checks cannot be accepted so do not send any checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

Prisoners are often moved to various correctional facilities around the state, so sometimes you may have to look up where an inmate is located using the inmate locator. Follow the link here to locate an Indiana prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Indiana state prisons: Indiana State Prisons

Indiana Department of Correction Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit an inmate at Branchville Correctional Facility, be sure that you know the following information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

***NOTICE TO VISITORS: There will be NO visits on Wednesday, December 14, 2011.
8:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. Daily
All visitors must be on the offender’s approved visitors list. Vistors may only visit the same offender once every 14 days.

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each Indiana prison has its own rules for prison visits and they get changed frequently. The procedures listed here may be changed now, so make sure to also go to Branchville Correctional Facility’s official website to get the most recent rules for visitation.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance guard ensures all visitors sign the inmate visitors log before they can enter the correctional facility and upon departure.

Identification Required

Positive picture identification of visitors is required. Acceptable forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state issued photo ID is acceptable.

For everything shown below, check out the actual prison facility site because this info is updated frequently:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

More information about Branchville Correctional Facility records coming.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Section about Branchville Correctional Facility death row to be added later.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Parole

Details about Indiana parole will be posted ASAP.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Release

Information about release procedures for Branchville Correctional Facility coming.

Inmate Programs

Programs for Inmates at Branchville Correctional Facility

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Prison Life

More information about prison life to be added later.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

News

Branchville Correctional Facility news to be added later.

Photos

Branchville Correctional Facility photos coming soon.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Branchville Correctional Facility
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Branchville Correctional Facility.

If you have any photos of Branchville Correctional Facility that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you trying to find a job at a prison? Do you have any prior experience? Have you worked at a prison in your previous job?

If so, go to: Branchville Correctional Facility Jobs

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Website

The official website: Branchville Correctional Facility Website

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • You have the right to protection from the accused.
  • You have the right to notification.
  • You have the right to attend proceedings.
  • You have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • You have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • You have the right to restitution.
  • You have the right to a speedy trial.
  • You have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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Family Resources

Info about family resources coming.

History

A Branchville Correctional Facility history section will be posted ASAP.

Such as:

  • Famous Branchville Correctional Facility inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Links

Information About Other Indiana State Prisons: Indiana State Prisons

Branchville Correctional Facility Links

The official website: Branchville Correctional Facility Website
Branchville Correctional Facility Jobs

Branchville Correctional Facility Programs

Indiana Department of Correction Links

Indiana Department of Correction Main Website
Indiana Department of Correction Prison Directory
Indiana Department of Correction Prison Map
Indiana Department of Correction Prison Jobs
Indiana Department of Correction Prison Inmate Search
Indiana Department of Correction Most Wanted

Indiana Department of Correction Victim Services
Indiana Department of Correction Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a Indiana State Prison Inmate
JPay Services for Indiana State Prison Inmates
Sending Mail to Indiana State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to Indiana State Prison Inmates
Indiana State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Branchville Correctional Facility

Have you ever been incarcerated at Branchville Correctional Facility? Do you know someone that is a prisoner there? Have you ever been to visit an inmate at Branchville Correctional Facility?

If your answer is yes, then you should write a review about it. Tell us about your experience because other people will know what to expect.

Things you could include in what you write:

  • Facility conditions
  • Prison facility and layout
  • Prison staff and Guards
  • Prison food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Inmate safety
  • Gangs
  • Inmate activities and programs

If you are an inmate at Branchville Correctional Facility, leave your mailing address if you would like people to be able to send you a letter.


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