Baltimore City Correctional Center

Baltimore City Correctional Center is a minimum-security prison for male inmates that is located in Baltimore, Maryland. It can house up to 500 inmates, and it has a comprehensive pre-release program to help inmates with housing and employment upon their release.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

The visiting days for BCCC are Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The visiting hours for Thursday and Friday are 6 pm to 9 pm for General Population and Work Release Inmates. Visitors must be registered no later than 8 pm. 

The visiting days are on the even and odd system by the inmates last number of his Doc number in conjunction with the date. (Odd number doc numbers have visits on odd number days even numbers on even number days). There are no visits on the 31st of any month.

Saturday visiting hours are 10 am-3 pm. Visitors must be registered by 2 pm. The visiting days are also on the even odd system.

Sunday visits are 10 am-3 pm for General Population and Work Release inmates. Visitors must be registered by 2 pm. These visits are also on the even odd system.

Sunday afternoon visits are for Work Release men actively working jobs Outside of the Division of Corrections only. The hours are 3 pm-5 pm. Visitors have to registered by 4 pm. All work Release inmates that have jobs outside of the Division of Corrections can have visits during this time frame.

General Visiting Rules

Use of restroom facilities is prohibited during visitation.  If either the inmate or a visitor requires the use of the restroom, the visit will be terminated at that time.  Please keep this in mind when visiting with small children.

A visitor 16 years of age and older must present photograph identification. Children (18 years of age and younger) visiting the inmate must be immediate family to either the inmate or visitor and must be accompanied by a person 18 years of age or older who is on the inmate's visiting list.

Three visitors are permitted at a time; this does not include infants and toddlers. Inmates are  permitted two visits per week.

Dress Code

All visitors, including children, must dress appropriately for visitation.  All clothing must cover from the neck to the kneecaps.

The following types of clothing are not allowed to be worn:

  • tube tops, tank tops, or halter tops
  • see-through clothing
  • mini-skirts, mini-dresses, shorts, skorts, or culottes (at or above the kneecap)
  • form-fitting clothes such as leotards, spandex, and leggings
  • clothes that expose a person's midriff, side, or back
  • tops or dresses that have revealing necklines and/or excessive splits
  • coats, jackets, shawls, and scarves will be placed in an appropriate area.

Physical Address

Baltimore City Correctional Center
901 Greenmount Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21202

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Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name and DOC Number
Baltimore City Correctional Center
901 Greenmount Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21202

How to Call an Inmate

You can’t call an inmate at the Baltimore City Correctional Center, but they do have access to a phone during assigned times and are allowed to make monitored outgoing calls. For complete details on how to call an inmate in Maryland, please click here.

How to Send Money

Baltimore City Correctional Center uses a Lockbox system for friends and family members to send inmates money. The Lockbox is a service provided by a bank where money orders received at the designated P.O. Box are picked up and delivered to the bank responsible for processing and depositing the incoming Money Orders sent to inmates.

The Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services –Division of Correction only accepts Money Orders. NOTE: Cashier Checks, Personal Checks, Official Checks, Bill Pay Checks, Bank Checks, Non-Electronic Transfers, and Non-US Currency Checks/Money Orders will not be accepted.

You must include the following info on the money order:

  • The Inmate’s Name, Institution and Inmate SID # (State Identification Number).
  • Sender’s Name and Address.

Please use Black or Blue Ink pen only on the money orders and neatly PRINT the required information.

Money Orders should be made payable to the Inmate (Full Committed Name; no AKA’s, etc) and sent to:

Inmate Name, DOC Number
Baltimore City Correctional Center
P.O. Box 17111
Baltimore, MD 21297-0382

​Programs For ​Inmates

Baltimore City Correctional Center does offer educational programming and a pre-release program. Unfortunately, the facility does not provide the public with information regarding specific program details.

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Careers at Baltimore City Correctional Center

If you are interested in a career with the Maryland Department of Corrections at the Baltimore City Correctional Center, you can find job listings by clicking here. If you are interested in a career as a correctional officer with the DOC, click here.