SCP Phoenix Arizona

FPC Phoenix – Arizona

Phoenix Federal Correctional Institution
37900 N 45TH Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85086
Phone:623-465-9757 Fax: 623-465-5199

Women’s Minimum Security Camp  (RDAP Facility)

FCI Phoenix also known as Phoenix Federal Correctional Institute is a Medium security mens federal prison located at 37900 N. 45th Ave in Phoenix, Arizona operated by the Western Region of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), a division of the U.S. Department of Justice. FCI Waseca houses 1000 medium security male inmates, with the adjacent (FPC) Phoenix Federal Prison Camp housing 275 minimum security female inmates sentenced and charged with Federal Crimes in U.S. District Court.

FPC Phoenix offers the RDAP Early Release Program. For program info Click Here

FPC Phoenix Downloadable Resources

Inmate Handbook    Commissary List    Visiting Regulations    Visiting Form

Phoenix, Arizona, weather forecast

Housing:  FPC Phoenix is a Minimum Security Federal Prison Camp.  Inmate are housed in dormitory style 2 person bunkbeds as well as 4 and 8 person cubicles. Storage space in most units consists of an individual locker. Locks may be purchased in the institution commissary. The amount of personal property allowed is limited to those items, which can be safely placed in the space designated. 

Religion: There are facilities for worship services, prayer and study areas, offices, and a religious library. FPC Phoenix provides services and programs to Christian, Jewish and Muslim inmates.

FPC Phoenix religious services department has a Catholic chaplain, Jewish Rabbi and Muslim Imam to provide to religious of inmates. Volunteers from the cities of Phoenix, Mesa, Tempe and Chandler help orchestrate services for other religious groups. Inmates can wear religious items, and the facilities observe different holy days, and also accommodate to any dietary restrictions for various faiths.   

Medical: FPC Phoenix has a full-time medical staff on hand and/or contract medical workers from nearby cities. FPC Phoenix provides care for inmates who may experience any medical emergencies. In the event institution staff is unable to care for an inmate’s medical needs, inmates may be sent to the various hospitals in the Phoenix metropolitan area for medical care.

Jobs: FPC Phoenix inmates work positions that involve working in food, carpentry, electric, heating, ventilation & air conditioning, landscape, paint, plumbing, utility and general maintenance. A UNICOR inmate job program offers employment in warehousing and quality assurance.

Education: FPC Phoenix inmates without a high school diploma or General Educational Development

Credential (GED) must attend the BOP Inmate Literacy Program to obtain their GED. FPC Phoenix inmates who are non-English speaking must take the (ESL) English As A Second Language Inmate Program.

Federal RDAP Sentence Reduction Services

FCI Phoenix offers the BOP 500 Hour RDAP program that enables federal inmates with verifiable substance abuse issues to receive up to an 18 month early release off their sentences. For additional information on qualifications and entry into the RDAP Program please click on RDAP Eligibility.

Directions to FPC – FCI Phoenix

From the South: If you are traveling north on I-17 (Black Canyon Highway) from Phoenix, take exit 225 (Pioneer Road), then turn west on Pioneer Road. Follow this road all the way to the institution.

From the North: If you are traveling south on I-17 (Black Canyon Highway) such as from Flagstaff, proceed south to exit 225. Turn west on Pioneer Road. Follow this road all the way to the institution.

From the West: If you are traveling east on I-10 such as from Los Angeles, follow I-10 until it intersects with I-303 and head north. Take the 303 until it ends at I-17 (Black Canyon Highway), then head north. Turn west on Pioneer Road. Follow this road all the way to the institution

From the East: If you are traveling west on I-10 such as from Tucson, take I-10 until it intersects with I-17 North (Black Canyon Highway). From I-17, take exit 225 (Pioneer Road), then turn west on Pioneer Road. Follow this road all the way to the institution.

FPC Phoenix Visiting Regulations:

Visiting hours are from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, and federal holidays.

Each inmate is given ten visiting points at the beginning of the month. The total visitors received on Sundays and Saturdays will result in a deduction of two points as long as the inmate has not left the visiting room that day between visits. No points are charged for federal holidays. Points are not carried over from month to month.

Children aged 15 and under need not be on an approved visiting list but must be accompanied by a visitor eighteen or above. Visitors aged 16 and 17 are required to be on an approved visiting list, must have a picture ID, and must also be escorted by a visitor 18 or older.

It’s recommended to call the FCI Phoenix Control center at 623-465-9757 to confirm the visiting schedule before departing for your visit.

Sending Mail To FPC Phoenix Inmates

Phoenix FCI inmates may receive mail addressed to them at the below address using the indicated format.

FCI Phoenix
37930 N. 45TH AVE.
PHOENIX, AZ  85086

Inmates are not allowed to receive packages from home without prior written approval from the inmate’s unit team or authorized staff member at the institution. The only packages an inmate may receive from home are those containing release clothing and authorized medical devices. However, inmates may receive magazines, hard and paperback books directly from the publisher.

FCI Phoenix Inmate Telephone Calls

FCI Phoenix inmates are authorized 300 minutes of prepaid phone use January thru October, and 400 minutes, in November and December. Inmates phone lists can contain 30 approved called numbers, and calls maximum 15 minutes in length. VAC Communications contracts prison call services to the Bureau of Prisons and FCI Phoenix. A calls costs 21¢ per minute, with 15 minute calls costing $3.15.

Pacific Telephone Company can substantially cut the cost of Phoenix FCI inmate calls from $3.15 to $1.65 for a 15 minute call! For information call 855-966-8655 or go to

Sending Funds To A Federal Inmate

Federal inmate can receive outside funds from their inmate accounts via a Postal Money order by U.S. Mail as well as a money transfer via Western Union. For additional information on sending money to an inmate please click on the appropriate link.