All About Augusta Correctional Center and Contacting Inmates

Connect With an Inmate All About Augusta Correctional Center and Contacting Inmates

How Can I Get in Touch With an Inmate in the Augusta Correctional Center?

Approximately 8 million people in the United States go through the prison system and spend time incarcerated in any given year. That is more people than the populations of the states of Alaska, Vermont, Wyoming, North Dakota, and South Dakota combined. That's a lot of people! While these people are in prison, many challenges face them and their families, from the family struggling to make ends meet if the breadwinner in their family is incarcerated to families not being able to afford phone calls to communicate with each other. These very real problems can be addressed and  can be made affordable through the assistance of DoNotPay.

DoNotPay is here to help your family stay in contact and stick together while your loved one serves their prison sentence. We both understand and respect that this is a hard time for your family as your loved one needs to spend time, and we are here to help in any way possible. We can help you locate which facility your loved one is being housed in, and we provide you with information on affordable ways to communicate with them during their stay.

Where Is the Augusta Correctional Center Located?

The  is located in Virginia and was built in 1986 with the capacity to house up to 1,222 inmates. It's designated as a Level 3 (maximum security) prison facility. All inmates are male and are either sentenced to either one life sentence or multiple life sentences for serious crimes.

Prisoners in this facility will remain in their cells for a large majority of the day, and all of them will have served at least 20 years on their prison sentence so far. Inmates must show consistently good behavior for at least two years or longer to be considered to move to a less secure facility, where they will also enjoy more privileges.

How Do I Contact the Augusta Correctional Center?

If you need to contact the Augusta Correctional Center, you will be able to do so through several different means of communication available to you. These means of communication can also help you figure out if your loved one is currently an inmate at this facility.

The contact information for the Augusta Correctional Center is as follows:

Physical AddressAugusta Correctional Center

1821 Estaline Valley Rd.

Craigsville, VA 24430.

Phone Number 540-997-7000
WebsiteAugusta Correctional Center
FaxNot Available

If you need further assistance, contact them for questions, comments, or concerns that you may have.

How Do I Contact Inmates at the Augusta Correctional Facility?

If you are looking to communicate with a loved one who is incarcerated at the Augusta Correctional Facility, then you will need to use the following information to communicate with them.

Visitation Hours

In order to be allowed to visit a Level 3 secure facility within the state of Virginia, you must submit a visitation application and be approved in order to be allowed to visit. Your application for visitation must be renewed every 2 years to allow consistent entrance. As of November 8th, 2021, visitation has resumed at every Virginia facility.

If you want to visit an inmate, you must provide a negative COVID19 test that was taken the day of the visit to be admitted to any facility. Masks are REQUIRED to be worn by everyone over the age of 2 that is entering the facility, regardless of vaccination status.

Only fully vaccinated prisoners may be visited during COVID-19.

Sending Money

You can make an online payment through JPay at your convenience. There are several ways to pay through JPay, so you can choose which one works for you.

  • You can call JPay to make a payment over the phone at any time by calling 1-(800)-574-5729.
  • You can download the JPay app and use it to make payments to your account at your convenience.
  • You can download the JPay app and use it to make a payment to your account at your convenience. Click here for Android downloads. Click here for Apple downloads.

Cash deposits can also be made at any MoneyGram agent location such as Walmart or CVS Pharmacy. Here is a list of MoneyGram locations near our facility to assist you in figuring out where to make deposits.

All payments can also always be made through JPay at PO Box 278170 Miramar, FL 33027.

Phone Calls

Inmates are allowed to receive phone calls and have communication with people on their approved calling list. There are a couple of restrictions that one must follow:

  • Lists are allowed to be up to 15 phone numbers long and include both landline and cell phone numbers.
  • All phone calls are recorded and monitored by Connect NetWork by Global Tel Link. Certified attorney calls are not recorded or monitored.
  • All phone calls must be paid for into a prepaid phone account that is set up on behalf of the inmate to receive phone calls.
  • You must set up a prepaid phone through Connect NetWork operated by Global Tel*Link after you call them toll free at 1-(800)-483-8314.
  • You or the inmate can lose phone privileges if they are abused.

Sending Mail

Please note that all inmates at Level 2 or higher secure facilities do not have access to direct mailings. They will only receive photocopies of the mail that is sent to them. The only allowable mail that an inmate may receive includes letters, postcards, and appropriate photographs (no pornography, obscence, or offensive images may be sent). All mail is shredded upon being photocopied after it is received.

You can send all correspondence through:

Inmate's first and last name

Inmate's 7-Digit State ID

Name of Facility or Institution

Address and Zip Code

Inappropriate mail will simply be shredded without notice to you that it was not given to the inmates in any Level 2 or up facility. DoNotPay can assist you in properly addressing your letter to ensure that it is received by the rightful recipient.

Using DoNotPay to Locate Your Loved One In Augusta Correctional Center

If you are looking to ensure that your loved one is indeed staying at the Augusta Correctional Center, the steps to finding your loved one on your own can be quite intense and frustrating. DoNotPay is here with our inmate finder tool to help you ensure that you are looking in the right place to locate the facility that your loved one is staying in.

In order to ensure that your loved one is in the August Correctional Center, or to find out which facility they are staying in, all you have to do is complete the 5 following steps:

  1. Locate the Connect With an Inmate service on DoNotPay.


  2. Choose whether you want to locate a loved one, create a virtual mailbox, or send a personalized letter.


  3. If you want us to find your loved one, provide his or her personal details and the state they are located in. We'll then conduct a search on the appropriate state database.


  4. If you want to create a virtual mailbox, just provide your full name! We'll set one up for you so you can easily receive incoming mail from your loved one.


  5. If sending a personalized letter, tell us which facility your loved one is located in and what you would like to say to them. You can even include a photo! Your letter will be delivered automatically - just wait 10 days for it to arrive for your loved one!


Follow these 5 simple steps, and let DoNotPay do the rest. We will help you find the facility that your loved one is located in, and we will allow you to send online correspondence letters to them through our communication app.

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

We are glad that you asked! DoNotPAy offers an extensive array of services to our members that are designed to help make your everyday life easier. Our goal is to help you save both time and money on your routine bills, as well as on services and subscriptions that you no longer want, need, or use. The following are some ways that DoNotPay can help you save money in your daily life:

  1. Signing up for services without phone verification
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  8. Protecting your work against copyright infringement
  9. Getting in touch with your incarcerated loved ones

These are a few ways that DoNotPay can help you save both time and money in your daily life. We are happy to help you in any way we can as we take the frustration out of the process of refunds, rebates, and reimbursements, while trying to help you save money wherever we can.

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