Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women

Know someone incarcerated at Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women?  Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women is a correctional institution in the Louisiana state prison system.  This site tells you all about everything you might need to know about Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women such as the following:  Find out who’s in prison at this facility?  Visitation information.  The address and phone number at Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women  How to send mail and money to an inmate.  And everything else.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women
Year Opened: 1961
Type: female
State: Louisiana
County: Iberville
DOC: Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections
Security Level: Maximum
Warden Name: Jim Rogers

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Contact Information

Here you have the street address and mailing address for Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women. Use the mailing address if you are mailing a package or letter to an inmate at Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women, and be sure to use the street address if you want to know the actual location of the prison.

Mailing Address

Make sure to also read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures section on this page if you are going to mail a letter or package to an inmate to learn how to correctly address it, and use the right protocol for sending a package or letter. If you don’t follow the correct directions, the package or letter might not get to the inmate.

INMATE NAME AND INMATE ID NUMBER
Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women
7205 Highway 74 
St. Gabriel LA, 70776

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women
7205 Highway 74 
St. Gabriel LA, 70776

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: 225-642-5529
Fax Number:

Map and Directions


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Use the street address if you plan to visit an inmate. You should read the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures sections on this page if you are going to go to visit someone in prison.

Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women
7205 Highway 74 
St. Gabriel LA, 70776

Directions

If traveling I-10 Westbound:Exit I-10 at Gonzales (Exit 177) at the Tanger Outlet Mall. Go left under the interstate on Hwy. 30. Follow Hwy. 30 until you get to Hwy. 74 at St. Gabriel. Turn right on Hwy. 74. LCIW will be on your left after about one (1) mile.
If traveling I-10 Eastbound:Take I-10 east towards New Orleans. Take Exit 173 Prairieville/Geismar and turn right onto Hwy. 73. Follow Hwy. 73 to Hwy. 74. Turn right on Hwy. 74. Proceed approximately 5.5 miles to LCIW. LCIW is on the right after a large curve.
From downtown Baton Rouge: Proceed south on Nicholson Drive (Hwy. 30) past LSU Tiger Stadium. Drive eight (8) miles to Hwy. 74. Turn left and drive one (1) mile to LCIW entrance on left.

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Phone Number

Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women prisoners can’t take phone calls, so you can’t call inmates, however, there are times when it may be necessary to have the phone number to Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women.
225-642-5529

Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women prisoners can sometimes call out using:

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

Fax Number

Prisoners don’t have faxes, so you won’t get to fax a letter to inmates, but there are times when it is helpful to have the fax number to Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women.

Email Address

The email address listed below is the general email for the facility. You can’t contact individuals using this email address. If you want to find out how to email an inmate, check out the Inmate Email heading further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

To send email to a prisoner at Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women you must use an specific process to make sure that the letter gets to your inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Prison inmates do not have access to the internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain steps that are necessary to follow when mailing a package or letter to a state prison inmate. If you don’t then the mail might not get delivered.

Before you proceed, make sure to read the sections below:

Mail Monitoring

Institution employees will open and read and inspect all received general postal correspondence. Received general mail and packages is read as frequently as is deemed necessary to keep safety and security or watch problems regarding inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Below is the correct format for how you must address mail to an inmate at Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women:

INMATE NAME AND REGISTER NUMBER
Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women
7205 Highway 74 
St. Gabriel LA, 70776

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Inmate Money

Every prison has a Commissary that was created to provide inmates a bank type account for inmate funds and for buying things not issued by the Bureau of Prisons.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people can deposit money to inmate’s Commissary accounts with Western Union and the U.S. Postal Service.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can to send inmates funds by way of the postal service and have to send those funds to the following address and follow the directions written below:

The deposit have to be in the form of a money order made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You are advised to use a U.S. Postal Service money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be subject to a 15-day hold, and during this hold period the inmate will not have access to the funds. The Bureau of Prisons will return to the sender money orders that don’t have valid inmate information if the envelope has a valid return address. Cash and checks can’t be deposited to the inmate’s account so don’t send any checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

State prison inmates are frequently transported to different prisons in the state, so sometimes you might need to look up the location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Follow the link below to locate an state prisoner.
Inmate Search

To find other Louisiana state prisons: Louisiana State Prisons

Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit an inmate at Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women, make sure you know the following:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women Visitation Procedures

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every state prison has their own procedures for visitation and they get changed frequently. The policies below may be out of date since this was written, so you should also read Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women’s site to find the most up to date visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance guard will make sure each visitor signs the prisoner visitors log when they enter the correctional facility and upon leaving.

Identification Required

Picture ID of visitors will be required. The best forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; however, a state picture ID is acceptable.

For everything shown below, read the actual correctional facility website as this info is updated often:

  • 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

Section about Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women records will be posted ASAP.

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

More information about Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women 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

Section about Louisiana parole to be added later.

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

Info about getting released from Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women coming soon.

Inmate Programs

Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women Programs

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Prison Life

Section about prison life at Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women 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

A news section will be posted ASAP.

Photos

A photo section coming soon.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women.

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

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you looking for a correctional facility job? Have any prior experience? Have you worked at a prison facility previously?

If so, check out: Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women Jobs

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Website

The official website: Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women 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.

Click here to tell your story

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Family Resources

More information about family resources to be added later.

History

A history section coming soon.

Such as:

  • Famous Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women 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 Louisiana State Prisons: Louisiana State Prisons

Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women Links

The official website: Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women Website
Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women Jobs

Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women Inmate Programs
Prison Visitation Policy

Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections Links

Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections Main Website
Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections Prison Directory
Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections Prison Map
Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections Prison Jobs
Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections Prison Inmate Search
Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections Most Wanted

Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections Victim Services
Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a Louisiana State Prison Inmate
JPay Services for Louisiana State Prison Inmates
Sending Mail to Louisiana State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to Louisiana State Prison Inmates
Louisiana State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women

Have you ever spent any time at Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women? Do you know anybody that is a prisoner there? Have you ever been to visit a prisoner at this prison?

If so, then please write your review about it. Write down what you experienced so others can learn what to expect.

Things you can put in your comment:

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

If you are currently an inmate at this prison, leave your address if you want people to be able to mail you.


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