Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) – Low, Petersburg Visiting Information:
On Monday, Thursday and Friday, visiting will begin at
5:00pm and end at 9:00pm. Processing will end at 8:00pm.
Visiting hours on Sunday, Saturday and federal holidays are from 8:00am to 3:00pm. For SHU inmates, visiting during the week will begin at 5:00pm and end at 7:00pm. During the weekend their visiting will begin at 8:00am, but will end at 2:00pm. Processing for inmate in SHU will end at 1:00pm. No visits will commence 60 minutes to the conclusion of visiting hours.
Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) – Low, Petersburg Additional information:
English as-a-Second Language
The English as-a-Second Language (ESL) program enables inmates with limited English proficiency to improve their English language skills. The Comprehensive Crime Control Act of 1990 mandates non-English proficient inmates participate in an ESL program until they pass competency skills tests at the eighth-grade level.
No time limit unless space availability is limited.
Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) – Low, Petersburg Description:
Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Low, in Petersburg, Virginia, is a low security facility housing male offenders. It is part of the Petersburg Federal Correctional Complex (FCC). A satellite prison camp adjacent to the FCI (Low) houses minimum security male offenders.
FCC Petersburg is located 25 miles southeast of Richmond. From Interstate 95, take Exit 54 (Temple Avenue/Highway 144), proceed east approximately 3 miles, then turn left on River Road.