FMC Lexington also known as Lexington Federal Medical Center is an ADMINISTRATIVE SECURITY male federal prison facility located at 3301 Leestown Road, Lexington, Kentucky operated by the Mid-Atlantic Region of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), a division of the U.S. Department of Justice housing 1,652 male and female federal inmates sentenced and charged with Federal Crimes in U.S. District Court. An adjacent MINIMUM SECURITY Federal Prison Camp known as FPC Lexington houses approximately 304 female inmates.
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Housing: FPC Lexington is a Minimum Security Federal Prison Camp. FPC Inmates are housed in 3 buildings of dormitory style barracks with 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 Lexington provides services and programs to Christian, Jewish and Muslim inmates. Volunteers from the cities of Frankfort and Lexington, 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: All emergencies, acute illnesses or injuries will be attended to as they occur. There is a $2.00 co-pay for each non-emergency visit. Outside emergency medical care is available for those cases beyond the scope of the Camp Health Services Unit. FPC Lexington has a full-time medical staff on hand and/or contract medical workers from nearby cities.
FPC Lexington 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 Lexington Medical Center for medical care.
Jobs: FPC Lexington inmates work positions that involve working in food, carpentry, electric, heating, ventilation & air conditioning, landscape, paint, plumbing, utility and general maintenance.
Education: FPC Lexington inmates without a high school diploma or General Educational Development Credential (GED) must attend the BOP Inmate Literacy Program to obtain their GED. FPC Lexington inmates who are non-English speaking must take the (ESL) English As A Second Language Inmate Program.
Take I-64 E to KY-341 S/Georgetown Rd in Woodford County. Take exit 65 from I-64 East and stay left until you come to exit 65 for KY-341/US-62 W toward Midway/Versailles. Follow to US-421 S/E Leestown Rd in Lexington. Make a left onto Leestown to the entrance to the FPC.
FPC Lexington allows visitors on weekends and federal holidays. Visiting hours are from 5:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. on Friday and from 8:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, Sunday and all federal holidays. In order for someone to visit an inmate, they must be placed on the inmate’s approved visiting list. An inmate can have up to 25 requested visitors on the visiting list. Visitors must arrive no later than 1:00 P.M.
FMC Lexington inmates may receive mail addressed to them at the below address using the indicated format.
INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTER
P.O. BOX 14500
LEXINGTON, KY 40512
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
FMC Lexington 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 FMC Lexington. A calls costs 21¢ per minute, with 15 minute calls costing $3.15.
Pacific Telephone Company can substantially cut the cost of FMC Lexington and FPC Lexington inmate calls from $3.15 to $1.65 for a 15 minute call! For information call 855-966-8655 or go to www.federalinmatecalling.com/ordering
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.