FPC Alderson Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: May 14, 2020
FPC Alderson

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FPC Alderson is situated in Alderson, West Virginia. The FPC Alderson can house up to 904 high-security male inmates at any given time.

Attached to the FPC Alderson is a minimum-security satellite camp that is designed to house up to another 160 inmates.

When it comes to the FPC Alderson the facility has 6 separate housing units. While the satellite camp has a special designed Special Housing Unit for inmates who were sent to the disciplinary unit. This Special Housing Unit is designed to house 250 inmates. The cells here in this unit are usually 13 feet by 7 feet.

While inmates are serving out their time in the FPC Alderson, they will be required to be involved in either a work assignment or educational programs.

Work assignments for inmates will vary from inmate to inmate. An inmate can hold one of the following work assignment positions:

  • Cooks

  • Clerks

  • Dishwashers

  • Tutors

  • Electricians

  • Librarians

  • Plumbers

  • Orderlies

  • Carpenters

  • Painters

The FPC Alderson actively encourages inmates to get involved with any program that will allow social interactions amongst themselves along with interacting with the specialists.

Alderson - General Information

  • Facility Name

    FPC Alderson

  • Facility Type

    Federal Prison

  • Address


  • Phone


  • Capacity


  • Facility Name

    FPC Alderson

  • Facility Type

    Federal Prison

  • Address


  • Phone


  • Capacity


  • Country


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Inmates who are in the FPC Alderson are a part of the Federal Bureau of Prisons database. If you need information on an inmate who is currently sitting in the FPC Alderson, you will need to log on to the following database.

You will be able to search this database by the following pieces of information:

  • Inmate’s Full Name

  • BOP Number

  • Race

  • Sex

  • Age

Send a Mail/Package

Inmates in the FPC Alderson can send and receive written letters from their loved ones back home.

When sending a written letter, you will need to follow these following guidelines. You will also need to keep in mind that all incoming and outgoing mail will be checked by a prison staff member to ensure there is no contraband coming in or out of the facility.

All incoming and outgoing mail also must have the inmates full name along with their BOP number.

Sending Money

The FPC Alderson does not provide everything an inmate need. Inmates will need funds in their commissary account to purchase things such as junk food, beverages, personal hygiene products, and much more.

The FPC Alderson provides you three ways to send money to an inmate. You can send money using MoneyGram, Western Union, or sending a money order to the address listed here.

You will also need to keep in mind that the money in their commissary account will also allow them to phone home as well.

Phone Calls

The FPC Alderson also allows inmates to phone home to their loved ones. These phone calls are at the expense of the inmate and their family members.

Inmates can have 15-minute phone conversations. All calls will be monitored. You are not permitted to use any phone features while on the phone with an inmate. If used, the call will be dropped, and you may lose phone privileges

Inmates here at the FPC Alderson will have a maximum of 300 minutes to each month in the months of January to October. While during the holidays in November and December, inmates will have 400 minutes per month.

Visitation Rules

Please note when you are coming to the FPC Alderson to visit an inmate, that the street address for the facility has changed. Your GPS may bring you to the old address, you will want to ensure you are being brought to the correct address.

Once you get to the correct address, you will be permitted to park in the visitor area. Keep in mind you will also be required to notate what parking spot number you are in as you will be required to put that on the Visitor Form when you are coming into the facility.

Inmates can receive visitors on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and federal holidays between the hours of 8 am to 3 pm.


  • Monday
    8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
    11:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Saturday
    8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
  • Sunday
    8:15 AM - 3:15 PM


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