Western KY 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.

 Western Kentucky Correctional Complex


To provide a medium security institution for the citizens of the Commonwealth of Kentucky within the organizational framework of the Corrections Department, Division of Adult Institutions. This institution will provide housing, care, and safety for adult female felons while delivering resources to the inmate, staff, and Commonwealth which are designed to measurably reduce the probability of inmate re-incarceration. The Western Kentucky Correctional Complex will extend a firm, reasonable, and humane environment which stresses the philosophy that the adults assigned here are encouraged to accept responsibility for their conduct, individual attitudes, and actions while incarcerated inside a security enhanced area. The institution offers assistance through an inmate community work program, operates a farming program, and maintains the facility by utilizing minimum security inmates.


Western Kentucky Correctional Complex
374 New Bethel Church Road
Fredonia, KY 42411
(Lyon County)

Warden: Steve Woodward
Secretary: Kim Odom
Phone: (270)388-9781
Fax: (270)388-0031

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