Virginia Correctional Center For Women Explained

Connect With an Inmate Virginia Correctional Center For Women Explained

The Easiest Way to Contact Someone at Virginia Correctional Center for Women

The  (VADOC) is a female-only level 2 detention center in Central Virginia established in 1931. This facility has housed over 590 inmates on 260 acres of space. Inmates have access to a dental clinic, mental health services, and a 24-hour medical facility on-site.

Inmates can also receive their GED or take classes from two universities while at the Virginia Correctional Center for Women. Additionally, they can participate in several work programs while being detained at this location.

If you want to communicate with someone at this facility, there are a few different methods to try. Contacting an inmate at the Virginia Correctional Center for Women can be overwhelming and frustrating, especially if it’s your first time in this situation. Luckily, DoNotPay can help you get in touch effortlessly and straightforwardly.

Where is the Virginia Correctional Center For Women?

The  is located in Central Virginia, between the cities of Goochland and Maidens. Warden TyKeshae Fowlkes Tucker oversees the facility that can be accessed via State Road 329 by car.

Here is the basic contact information for VADOC:

Physical addressVirginia Correctional Center for Women

2841 River Road

Goochland, VA 23063

Phone number(804)-556-7500
General emailN/A

How to Contact an Inmate at the Virginia Correctional Center for Women

There are several different ways you can contact someone at the Virginia Correctional Center for Women. Whether you'd like to visit, call or send a package, DoNotPay can make the process as easy as possible.

Visiting an Inmate

Visitation at the Virginia Correctional Center for Women is on Saturdays and Sundays, but the schedule varies. You will need to contact the facility in advance to make an appointment.

Before visiting an inmate, you must receive approval from the Virginia DOC. To do this, fill out an application for visitation and wait for an email confirmation that your application and background check are approved.

When your scheduled visitation date arrives, consider the following:

  • You must bring a valid form of ID.
  • You will be searched prior to entering the visitation room.
  • You can only bring your visitor's pass, up to $20 in coins, essentials for feeding a baby, and a DOC locker key inside the visitation room.
  • The dress code states that you must be covered from neck to knee, have underwear and shoes, and no offensive images or words are allowed on your clothing.

Calling an Inmate

You can't call an inmate at the Virginia Correctional Center for Women, but they can call you. VADOC uses a phone system that is operated through  ConnectNetwork by Global Tel*Link.

Inmates are welcome to call family members, friends and legal aid, as long as they are on the approved call list of up to 15 numbers. Calls are limited to 20 minutes at a time.

There are three ways that inmates can make phone calls:

  1. Call Collect: Inmates can call loved ones on their approved call list who will accept collect calls.
  2. AdvancePay: You can deposit money into a prepaid phone account so you can receive collect calls from an inmate. To do this, check out ConnectNetwork or call (800) 483-8314.
  3. Offender Pin Debit Accounts: Inmates can set up a PIN Debit Account to fund their calls. If you'd like to contribute to this account, you can visit the ConnectNetwork website. To do this, you'll need to create an account, and you'll need to know your' inmate's 7-digit state ID number.

Sending Mail

You are encouraged to send letters, postcards, greeting cards and photos to your loved one or pen pal who is at the Virginia Correctional Center for Women. Make sure your photos are appropriate (no nudity or offensive images) and keep your letters at a maximum of three pages front and back.

When your mail is received at the facility, it will be photocopied, and the copied mail will be distributed to the offender. All original mail will be shredded.

Do not send:

  • Money (cash, checks, money orders)
  • Postage stamps or prepaid postage envelopes
  • Images that include nudity
  • Contraband

All mail can be sent to your inmate using this address:

Inmate name and DOC number

Virginia Correctional Center for Women

P.O. Box 1

Goochland, VA 23063

Sending Money

You can send money to your inmate via JPay. Here are three ways to do this:

  1. The JPay app on your smartphone
  2. Call JPay at (800) 574-5729
  3. Send a money order with a deposit slip to JPay at P.O. Box 278170, Miramar, FL 33027
  4. Make a cash deposit at a MoneyGram location

Once funds have been added to your inmate's JPay account, they'll be able to access and spend their money.

The Simpler Way to Contact an Inmate at the Virginia Correctional Center for Women Via DoNotPay

Using the DoNotPay Connect With an Inmate feature is the fast and easy way to get in touch with a VADOC inmate. All you need to do to start the process is;

  • Inmate ID number or booking number
  • Name of the prison
  • Unit the prisoner is in (if applicable)

DoNotPay Can Help You Locate Your Imprisoned Friend

DoNotPay can help you contact your loved one at Virginia Correctional Center for WomenLet us help you stay in touch.

Just follow these five simple 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 to your loved one!


What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

DoNotPay offers a variety of services to make your life easier. In addition to helping you contact your loved one at the Virginia Correctional Center for Women, we can also:

DoNotPay can help you contact your loved one at Virginia Correctional Center for Women quickly. Let us help you keep in touch.

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