Blackburn Correctional Complex


To protect the citizens of the Commonwealth and to provide a safe, secure and humane environment for staff and offenders in carrying out the mandates of the legislative and judicial processes; and, to provide opportunities for offenders to acquire skills which facilitate non-criminal behavior.

 Blackburn Correctional Complex


The primary emphasis is on security and control, the main program is to assist inmates in progressing to a community service center and/or return to the community as citizens after positive behavior, program participation and work performance has been demonstrated.  Accountability for voluntary program opportunities includes academic and vocational education, substance abuse programs, recreation and club activities, religious and counseling programs.


3111 Spurr Road
Lexington, Kentucky 40511
(Fayette County)

Warden: Rick Rowlette
Secretary: Christy Peach

Phone: (859) 246-2366
Fax: (859) 246-2376
Fax (Records): (859) 246-2797

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