Kershaw Correctional Institution – South Carolina

Looking for somebody in Kershaw Correctional Institution?  Kershaw Correctional Institution is a correctional institution in the South Carolina Department of Corrections.  This guide tells you all about everything one might want to know about Kershaw Correctional Institution,like the following:  How to locate an inmate.  Visiting an inmate here.  The address and phone number at Kershaw Correctional Institution  How to send mail and money to an inmate at Kershaw Correctional Institution.  And much much more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Kershaw Correctional Institution
Year Opened: 1997
Type: Male
State: South Carolina
County: Kershaw
DOC: South Carolina Department of Corrections
Security Level: Level 2
Warden Name: Cecilia Reynolds

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Contact Information

Below is the mailing address and street address for Kershaw Correctional Institution. Use the mailing address if you are going to mail a letter or package to someone at Kershaw Correctional Institution, and be sure to use the physical address if you need to know the actual location of the facility.

Mailing Address

Be sure to read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures section below before you send a package or letter to an inmate to learn how to properly address the package or letter, and use the right protocol for mailing a package or letter. If you do not follow the correct directions, the package or letter might get sent back.

INMATE NAME AND INMATE ID NUMBER
Kershaw Correctional Institution
4848 Goldmine Highway 
Kershaw SC, 29067

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Kershaw Correctional Institution
4848 Gold Mine Highway 
Kershaw SC, 29067

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: (803) 896-3301 or
(803) 475-5770
Fax:

Map and Directions


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Use the street address if you plan to visit an inmate. Make sure to also read the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures headings further down on this page before you visit someone in prison at Kershaw Correctional Institution.

Kershaw Correctional Institution
4848 Gold Mine Highway 
Kershaw SC, 29067

Directions

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Phone Number

Inmates don’t have phones, so you can’t call your inmate, but, there are cases when it is necessary to know the telephone number to Kershaw Correctional Institution.
(803) 896-3301 or
(803) 475-5770

Inmates are able to call out using various methods:

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

Fax Number

Prisoners don’t have access to fax machines, so you can’t send a fax to inmates, but there might be times when it is necessary to know the fax machine number to the prison.

Email Address

This email address is the primary email address for Kershaw Correctional Institution. You cannot reach prisoners using this email address. If you need to email an inmate, read the Inmate Email section below.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

In order to send email to a prisoner at Kershaw Correctional Institution you must use an specific process to ensure that the email letter is received by the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Inmates do not have access to the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are special steps that you have to follow when sending postal mail to a state prisoner. If you don’t then letter or package might not make it there.

Before you send anything, make sure to read the information below:

Mail Monitoring

Kershaw Correctional Institution officials will open and read all received general mail and packages. Received general mail and packages is able to be read as frequently as is deemed necessary to maintain security or monitor a problem having to do with a certain inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Here is the correct format for how you need to address a letter to a state prisoner at Kershaw Correctional Institution:

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID
Kershaw Correctional Institution
4848 Goldmine Highway 
Kershaw SC, 29067

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Inmate Money

Every state correctional institution has a Commissary that was created to provide a bank account for inmate monies and for buying items not issued by the facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources can deposit funds to prisoner’s Commissary accounts by sending it by the U.S. Postal Service and Western Union.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends are able to send inmates funds by way of postal mail and will have to send funds to the address below and follow the policies given below:

The money must be in a money order made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You should use a postal money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be placed on a 15-day hold, during which the inmate will not have access to the depsoit. The Bureau of Prisons will return funds that do not have appropriate inmate info if the envelope it was sent it has a return address. Personal checks and cash won’t be deposited so do not send any checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

Prisoners are often transported to different correctional facilities in the state, so you may have to find the location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Click the link below to find an Kershaw Correctional Institution prisoner.
Inmate Search

To find other South Carolina state prisons: South Carolina State Prisons

South Carolina Department of Corrections Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit an inmate at Kershaw Correctional Institution, make sure you know this information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each prison has its own rules for prison visits and these policies get changed often. The information listed here might be changed now, so you should also check Kershaw Correctional Institution’s website to find the most up to date rules for visitation.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The entrance guard will make sure every visitor signs the inmate visitors log when they enter the visitation area and upon leaving.

Identification Required

Photo identification of all visitors is required. Acceptable forms of id are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; however, a state photo I.D. is acceptable.

For all of the points shown below, check the main prison site because this information changes 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

Info about Kershaw Correctional Institution prison 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

Info about Kershaw Correctional Institution death row will be posted ASAP.

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

Parole

Section about South Carolina parole process 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 Kershaw Correctional Institution to be added later.

Inmate Programs

Religious services, volunteer services, Alcoholics Anonymous, recreational services, Impact of Crime classes and Pre-Release Program.

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Prison Life

Section about prison life at Kershaw Correctional Institution 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 section on news at Kershaw Correctional Institution to be added later.

Photos

A Kershaw Correctional Institution photo section to be added later.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Kershaw Correctional Institution
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Kershaw Correctional Institution.

If you have any photos of Kershaw Correctional Institution 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 prison job? Do you have any prior experience? Have you worked at a prison before?

If so, click here: Kershaw Correctional Institution Jobs

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Website

The official website: Kershaw Correctional Institution 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

More information about resources for family members of inmates at Kershaw Correctional Institution coming soon.

History

Kershaw Correctional Institution history will be posted ASAP.

Such as:

  • Famous Kershaw Correctional Institution 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 South Carolina State Prisons: South Carolina State Prisons

Kershaw Correctional Institution Links

The official website: Kershaw Correctional Institution Website
Kershaw Correctional Institution Jobs

South Carolina Department of Corrections Links

South Carolina Department of Corrections Main Website
South Carolina Department of Corrections Prison Directory
South Carolina Department of Corrections Prison Map
South Carolina Department of Corrections Prison Jobs
South Carolina Department of Corrections Prison Inmate Search
South Carolina Department of Corrections Most Wanted

South Carolina Department of Corrections Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a South Carolina State Prison Inmate
JPay Services for South Carolina State Prison Inmates
Sending Mail to South Carolina State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to South Carolina State Prison Inmates
South Carolina State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Kershaw Correctional Institution

Have you ever been an inmate at Kershaw Correctional Institution? Do you have a family member or friend that is a prisoner there? Have you ever visited an inmate at Kershaw Correctional Institution?

If so, then please tell us about it. Tell us about your experience so others can find out what to expect.

Things you can put in the review:

  • Prison conditions
  • Prison facility and layout
  • Guards and prison staff
  • Food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Gang activity
  • Inmate activities and programs

If you are a prisoner at this prison, post your mailing address if you would like people to be able to send you a letter.


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