Baskerville Correctional Center

Baskerville Correctional Center is a multi-custody prison for male inmates that is located in Baskerville, Virginia. It is managed by the Virginia Department of Corrections and can house approximately 500 inmates.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at Baskerville Correctional Center are on Saturdays and Sundays, with a rotating schedule based on the first letter of the inmate's last name. You must contact Baskerville directly for the current rotation schedule.

Applying for Visitation

You must submit an application and get approval from the Virginia Department of Corrections before visiting an inmate at Baskerville Correctional Center. You can submit a visitation application online.

Minors who wish to visit an inmate must have their application attached to an adult application. Complete the online visitation application and then follow the prompts to add a minor. If needed, you can add more than one minor to your application.

If you are not the minor's parent or legal guardian, permission must be documented on a Notarized Statement – Minor Visitor form.

What to Bring to a Visit

You will need to bring at least one form of valid picture identification that matches the information on your application. Acceptable forms of ID include:

  • Driver’s License
  • Passport
  • Military ID
  • Other official picture ID issued by a federal or state agency

Dress Code

Everyone, including children, must follow the dress code when visiting an inmate at Baskerville Correctional Center.

  • All clothing must cover from the neck to the kneecaps. You must also wear appropriate underwear, and footwear must be worn at all times.
  • Attire can't be inappropriate in any way. It can't contain symbols or signs with inappropriate language or graphics. You can't wear smartwatches or any other wearable technology.

If your wardrobe is considered inappropriate, you will not be allowed to visit your inmate.

Video Visitation

The Virginia Department of Corrections offers video visitation in partnership with Assisting Families of Inmates (AFOI). As a family member or friend, you are able to initiate the video visitation application process. 

First, complete the Virginia Department of Corrections' standard visitation application process. Then, you need to mail a completed video visitation application with the fee to the appropriate AFOI video visitation center. You can find more information on video visitation fees on the AFOI website.

AFOI visitation centers host video visitation on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Hours may vary for the Baskerville Correctional Center. View the current list of AFOI visitation centers on the organization's website.

Physical Address

Baskerville Correctional Center
4150 Hayes Mill Road
Baskerville, VA 23915

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Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate name and DOC number
Baskerville Correctional Center
4150 Hayes Mill Road
Baskerville, VA 23915

All incoming inmate mail at Baskerville is photocopied and only the photocopies are delivered to the offender. The original envelope and enclosed mail contents, including personal photos, are shredded after they are photocopied. Watch this video to see how the Virginia DOC distributes mail.

A maximum of three 8.5”X 11” photocopied black and white pages, front and back, are allowed per mailing. This includes a copy of the envelope as one of the three front and back photocopied pages.

Accepted Mail:

  • Letters
  • Greeting cards
  • Postcards
  • Appropriate photos (no pornographic, obscene, or offensive imagery)

Rejected Mail:

  • Money orders, cash, checks, or other items of monetary value (send money to an offender with JPay)
  • Postage stamps
  • Prepaid postage envelopes or postcards
  • Nude or semi-nude images of anyone
  • Contraband or other items not in compliance with Operating Procedure 802.1

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call an inmate at Baskerville Correctional Center, but they do have access to phones during certain hours. For complete details on how to call an inmate in Virginia, please click here.

How to Send Money

There are a variety of ways to send money to your inmate at Baskerville Correctional Center. 

Online or Mobile App:
The fastest way to send money is by using a credit or debit card and making an online payment through JPay. To send money directly from a mobile device, download the JPay mobile app (Android, Apple iOS).

Call JPay at 1 (800) 574-5729 to make payments over the phone any time 24/7.

Make a cash deposit at any MoneyGram agent location (including Walmart and CVS Pharmacy). View the list of nearby MoneyGram locations.

Money Order:
Send all money orders with a deposit slip to:

P.O. Box 278170
Miramar, FL 33027

Please do not mail money, including checks, cash, and other items of monetary value to your inmate at Baskerville Correctional Center. They will be rejected.

Programs For Inmates

Adult Basic Education: This program includes instruction in literacy, numeracy, and problem-solving skills that are necessary to function independently in society. ABE leads to adult secondary studies in preparation for High School Equivalency (HSE).

Building Opportunities of Knowledge (BOOK) – This is a tutor-assisted Adult Basic Education (ABE) program for offenders not enrolled due to the waiting list or inability to attend. 

Business Software Applications – A program that provides instruction for mastery of business software applications and personal computer operations. This program focuses on proficiency with the Microsoft Office application suite and transferring those skills and techniques to practical applications. Students study basic computer network concepts and software installation, configuration, and keyboarding skills.

Computer Literacy – Students learn basic skills for computer literacy. Emphasis is placed on using the computer and software to apply word processing and spreadsheet skills and basic use of the internet.

Economics and Personal Finance – This class teaches students about money, budgeting, cost of money, banking, credit, insurance, investing, retirement planning, and financial planning and management.

Graphic Communications and Print Production –  In this class, students acquire entry-level skills and job competencies in the printing industry. Areas of instruction include: computer software, copiers, and plate making (paper and computer generated); operation of sheet-fed offset press and printers; operation of collator, knife, stapler, numbering machine, hole punch and folder, as well as other various printing equipment.

High School Equivalency – Adult secondary level instruction ends when offenders pass the GED HSE exam approved by the Virginia Department of Education.

Intro to Computers – This program enables students to become competent in basic personal computer operations. They receive instruction on the fundamentals of keyboarding and numeric data entry, file management, and navigation techniques of a Windows-based operating system, 

Students also learn oral and written business communication skills and the basic functions and techniques used in software applications like word processing, spreadsheet, and database management software. (ACE Certified 3 Credits).

Masonry – Students learn the fundamentals of laying building materials such as brick, block, and lintels to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, steps, chimneys, and flat paving. They will also learn how to read a basic set of plans accurately in order to properly measure distances from reference points and layout materials to establish the desired bond.

Ready to Work – The goal of Ready to Work is to increase future marketability for employment. Participants create resumes, conduct job searches, complete job applications, practice interviewing, learn about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, practice dealing with rejection, and learn job retention skills.

Re-entry Money Smart: Making Cents out of your Finances – This is a video program that features financial and business professionals sharing their knowledge on money management. Participants view short segments, including: Understanding Your Paycheck, Planning for Rainy Days and Your Future, Managing Your Expenses Online, Borrowing and Paying Your Debts, and Living Within Your Means and Sharing With Others.

Road to Success – Provides re-entry and transitional services and programming to returning citizens at work centers and field units across Virginia.

Special Education – Instruction that creates Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and meets the needs of individuals who qualify for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA).

Substance Abuse 12-step (AA and NA) – The twelve-step program is a set of guiding principles outlining a course of action for recovery from addiction, compulsion, or other behavioral problems. It offers other innovative principles to assist inmates with finding or developing other meaningful alternatives in their daily lives.

Thinking for A Change – The T4C program teaches offenders appropriate social skills, helps them develop their problem-solving strategies, and teaches them appropriate cognitive restructuring techniques. 

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Careers at Baskerville Correctional Center

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