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Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women (female institution)

144 Prison Lane
Female prison
(434) 984-3700
Opened in 1998
Prison Description

Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women is a prison operated by the Virginia Department of Corrections. It is located in the town of Troy, about 55 miles northwest of Richmond. The security level 3 facility housed 1,199 female inmates as of June 2008, including the women's death row for the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

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John O'Shea

What is the restriction for a visitor with a felony in the past?


Hi John,
You have to fill out a visitor’s application.Visitation approval restrictions can vary from prison to prison. You can fill one out and see their response.

Marilee Joyce

Good Evening! My name is Marilee Joyce and my wonderful penpal at Fluvanna is Linda Whitworth 1002279. I would very much like to come visit her and I have not been able to find information online as to the hours of visitation. I believe I am clear that her visitation days are odd numbered weekend days, but I don’t know what time to come and also how much time to allow myself for paperwork and background check on me etc. Is it possible for someone to answer these questions? I am interested in visiting in August so I hope to… Read more »


Hi Marilee, Please note the following and the recommendation to contact directly the facility. Prison Life For inmates assigned to general population, all institutions allow visiting on Saturday, Sunday and State holidays. To reduce crowding in the visiting room, many institutions alternate days inmates may visit based on the alphabet or inmate I.D. number. Be sure to check with the institution or with the offender you plan to visit to determine which day he/she may visit. Inmates are permitted a minimum of one hour per visiting day with visitors, although the length of visits may be determined by activity in… Read more »


Where does one send the filled out visitation form?


Hi Frances,
please note the following information about visitation at the Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women:
Beginning December 1, 2013, new visitors applying to visit facilities after January 1, 2014, will be required to submit visitation applications online. This process will allow applications to be screened at the Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC) central office, and approved visitors will experience less time waiting to be processed at the facility. Paper applications for first time visitors will be allowed for those who plan to visit during the upcoming Thanksgiving to Christmas holidays.
For information about prison life, read the 25 Rules.


I have a background check for a visitor, where do I sent it?


keri monsoon is being released 3 nov 2014 we lived in north carolina together for 4 years and this is where she needs to get back to. how will you get her to Elizabeth city n.c.? greyhound from Charlottesville ?


Hi Gregg,
We recommend calling the prison to confirm release logistics.