Anvil Mountain Correctional Center – Alaska

Do you know someone incarcerated at Anvil Mountain Correctional Center? Anvil Mountain Correctional Center is a correctional institution in the Alaska state prison system, which is part of the Alaska Department of Corrections. This guide gives you information about anything you might want to know about Anvil Mountain Correctional Center,like the following: How to locate an inmate at Anvil Mountain Correctional Center. Visitation information. The prison’s address and phone number. Mailing or sending money to an inmate at Anvil Mountain Correctional Center. And much, much more.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Anvil Mountain Correctional Center
Year Opened: 1985
Type: male and female
State: Alaska
DOC: Alaska Department of Corrections
Warden Name: Michael Dunham

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Contact Information

Below is the mailing address and street address for Anvil Mountain Correctional Center. Use the mailing address if you are going to mail a package or letter to someone there, and use the physical address if you need to know the actual location of Anvil Mountain Correctional Center.

Mailing Address

Be sure to read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures heading further down on this page if you are going to mail something to an inmate to learn how to correctly address the item, and follow the right steps for mailing a letter or package. If you do not use the appropriate protocol, the package or letter could get sent back.

INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
Anvil Mountain Correctional Center
1810 Center Creek Rd. PO Box 730
Nome AK, 99762

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Anvil Mountain Correctional Center
1810 Center Creek Rd. PO Box 730
Nome AK, 99762

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: 907-443-2241
Fax: 907-443-5195

Map and Directions

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Use the street address if you are visiting a prisoner. You should read the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule headings further down on this page if you are going to go to visit someone in prison.

Anvil Mountain Correctional Center
1810 Center Creek Rd. PO Box 730
Nome AK, 99762

Directions

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Phone Number

Inmates don’t have phones, so you won’t be able to call inmates, however, there are some times when it may be helpful to know the telephone number to the prison.
907-443-2241

Anvil Mountain Correctional Center prisoners are able to call out with:

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

Fax Number

Inmates don’t have faxes, so you can’t fax the inmate, but there are cases when it may be helpful to have the fax number to the facility.

907-443-5195

Email Address

The email address below is the general email for Anvil Mountain Correctional Center. You won’t be able to contact inmates at this email. If you want to email an inmate, check out the Inmate Email heading below.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
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Inmate Email

To send an email message to a prisoner at Anvil Mountain Correctional Center you must use a specific process to make sure that the letter is received by your inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Inmates do not have access to the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are special protocols that are necessary to follow when mailing mail to a state prisoner. If you do not then letter or package might not make it there.

Before you send a package or letter, you should read the sections below:

Mail Monitoring

Anvil Mountain Correctional Center staff will open and read and inspect all incoming general mail. Received general packages and mail is read as frequently as is deemed necessary to ensure safety and security or monitor a problem confronting an inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Shown here is the correct format for how you have to address mail to an inmate at Anvil Mountain Correctional Center:

INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
Anvil Mountain Correctional Center
1810 Center Creek Rd. PO Box 730
Nome AK, 99762

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Inmate Money

Each prison has a Commissary which was started to provide inmates a bank type account for prisoner money and for buying things not provided by the prison.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people can send funds into these Commissary accounts using Western Union and the U.S. Postal Service.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can to send prisoners funds by way of postal mail and will have to send funds to the following address and do so in accordance with the steps shows below:

The deposit must be in the form of a money order made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You should use a U.S. Postal Service money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be held for a 15-day hold period, and during this hold period the prisoner will not have access to the money. The Bureau of Prisons will send back money orders that do not have appropriate inmate information provided the envelope it was sent it has a valid return address. Checks and cash won’t be accepted so don’t send any checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

State prisoners are frequently moved to various correctional facilities in the state, so you may have to find where an inmate is located using the inmate locator. Follow the link below to find an Anvil Mountain Correctional Center inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Alaska state prisons: Alaska State Prisons

Alaska Department of Corrections Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit Anvil Mountain Correctional Center, be sure that you know the following:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Anvil Mountain Correctional Center Inmate Visitation Procedures

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every prison has its own rules for prisoner visitation and these rules change often. The procedures listed below may be different now, so make sure to also go to Anvil Mountain Correctional Center’s official website to find the most up to date visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance guard will make sure every visitor signs the inmate visitors log when entering the correctional facility and upon departure.

Identification Required

Photo identification of visitors will be required. Appropriate forms of id are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state photo ID is OK.

For all of the points listed below, go to the main prison site as this information changes all the time:

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

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Prison Records

More information about Anvil Mountain Correctional Center 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

Information about Anvil Mountain Correctional Center 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 Alaska 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

Section about release procedures for Anvil Mountain Correctional Center will be posted ASAP.

Inmate Programs

Programs for Inmates at Anvil Mountain Correctional Center

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Prison Life

Information about life at Anvil Mountain Correctional Center coming.

  • 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 to be added later.

Photos

A section with photos of Anvil Mountain Correctional Center coming.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Anvil Mountain Correctional Center
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Anvil Mountain Correctional Center.

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

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Trying to find a job at a correctional facility? Have experience? Have you worked at a prison in the past?

If so, click here: Anvil Mountain Correctional Center Jobs

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Website

The official website: Anvil Mountain Correctional Center 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:

  • Victims have the right to protection from the accused.
  • Victims have the right to notification.
  • Victims have the right to attend proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • Victims have the right to restitution.
  • Victims have the right to a speedy trial.
  • Victims 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

Details about family resources coming soon.

History

Anvil Mountain Correctional Center history to be added later.

Such as:

  • Famous Anvil Mountain Correctional Center 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 Alaska State Prisons: Alaska State Prisons

Anvil Mountain Correctional Center Links

The official website: Anvil Mountain Correctional Center Website
Anvil Mountain Correctional Center Jobs

Anvil Mountain Correctional Center Programs
Prison Visitation Instructions

Alaska Department of Corrections Links

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

Alaska Department of Corrections Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a Alaska State Prison Inmate

Sending Mail to Alaska State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to Alaska State Prison Inmates
Alaska State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Anvil Mountain Correctional Center

Have you ever spent any time in Anvil Mountain Correctional Center? Do you know anybody that spent time there? Have you ever visited someone there?

If so, then we would like you to leave a comment below about it. Tell us about your prison experience so that others will know what to expect.

Things you could write in what you write:

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

If you are currently an inmate at this facility, post your mailing address if you want to receive letters from people.


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