Manchester Federal Correctional Institution


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Manchester Federal Correctional Institution

Manchester Federal Correctional Institution is a medium security prison with a local minimum security satellite camp. FCI Manchester is located on a 240 acre lot, where approximately 39 of these acres are encompassed by a perimeter fence.  Although construction of the facility began in 1989, the prison didn't open until December of 1992.  Located in Manchester of Clay County, Kentucky, FCI Manchester currently houses 1,117 male offenders.  Out of the 1,117 inmates, 913 are placed within the FCI and 204 at the camp.  The facilities altogether have been designed to hold a total of 1,272 prisoners.  To house the inmates, there are 4 housing units at the FCI and 2 at the Camp.  The housing units at the FCI are divided into double tiered pods with 2 beds in each cell.  Each pod houses 126 prisoners.  There is also a Special Housing Unit at the FCI which is separate from the other 4 general housing units.  The SHU has 47 beds.  The Camp has two separate floors for each housing unit.  Each floor houses 128 prisoners among cubicles, where each cubicle contains 2 beds. 

Visiting Hours at Manchester Federal Correctional Institution:

  • Visitation for both the FCI and the Camp will be conducted on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and federal holidays from 8:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
  • Visitors must arrive by 1:00 P.M., otherwise they will not be permitted into the visiting room.
  • Inmates are given 8 visiting points each month.  1 point will be deducted for Friday visits and 2 points will be deducted for Saturday and Sunday visits.  Visits on federal holidays will not deduct any points from the prisoner's total visiting points.
  • Each prisoner can have up to 5 visitors at once, inclusive of children.  However. as the visiting room overcrowds, prisoners may be granted less visitors at a time.
  • The maximum capacity of the FCI visiting room is 163, while the FPC's visiting area  maximum capacity is 189.  The FPC visiting area includes both outdoor and indoor visiting.  As the visiting areas overcrowd, visits may be terminated.  
  • All visitors must go through a metal detector before entering the visiting room.  Visitors could be subject to a random pat search.
  • There is a designated area for children to play during visitation.  Inmates will not be allowed in this area.
  • Embracing, shaking hands, and kissing will only be permitted briefly at the beginning and end of each visit.
  • Vending machines are available for refreshments.  No food or drink should be brought into the facility.
  • The following items are permitted in the visiting room:
    • 1 clear plastic container or bag, no larger than 11" x 14"
    • Up to $20.00 in change
    • Comb or hairbrush
    • Life supporting medications
    • Jewelry
    • Feminine hygiene products
  • If a visitor has an infant, they may bring the following baby necessities into the facility:
    • 4 baby bottles
    • 1 change of clothes
    • Small plastic spoon
    • Up to 3 unopened, plastic jars of baby food 

Physical Address:

Manchester Federal Correctional Institution
805 Fox Hollow Road 
Manchester, Kentucky 40962



Inmate Mailing Address:

Inmate Name, ID Number
Manchester Federal Correctional Institution
P.O. Box 4000
Manchester, Kentucky 40962