Northern Correctional Facility

The Northern Correctional Facility is a maximum-security prison that is located in Moundsville, West Virginia. This prison houses both long-term inmates who are in the custody of the West Virginia Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and inmates who are awaiting trial. 

The Northern Correctional Facility can house a maximum of 253 male inmates. The Northern Correctional Facility maintains General Population and a short term Segregation Unit.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at Northern Correctional Facility are on the weekends. Some inmates are allowed to have visits by appointment only. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, visiting hours at this facility have been temporarily suspended. 

Please contact the facility directly for more information about visiting rules and regulations, and to find out when visits will resume.

Physical Address

Northern Correctional Facility
112 Northern Regional Correctional Drive`
Moundsville, WV 26041

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Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate name and DOC number
Northern Correctional Facility
112 Northern Regional Correctional Drive
Moundsville, WV 26041

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call an inmate at Northern Correctional Facility, but they do have access to phones during approved daytime hours. For complete details on how to call an inmate in West Virginia, please click here.

How to Send Money

Family and friends of inmates at Northern Correctional Facility may send money to their inmate's trust fund account by using the phone, the web, or an app. 

Programs For Inmates

The Northern Correctional Facility offers Adult Basic Education, GED, Vocational Training, substance abuse treatment, and self-improvement programming.

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Careers at Northern Correctional Facility

If you are interested in a career with the West Virginia Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and would like more information about job openings at the Northern Correctional Facility, click here.