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SSCC

Southeast State Correctional Complex

​Mission Statement

We are committed to the safety of:

  • Community
  • Staff
  • Inmates in our care

We are committed to preparing inmates to return to society by adhering to and teaching our core values:

  • Discipline
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Fairness
  • Learning
  • Teamwork

We understand that public safety truly begins when the inmate leaves prison.


About SSCC

Southeast State Correctional Complex is a state operated medium-security prison located in Floyd County. The state of Kentucky has entered a lease with the current property owner to operate the facility as the 13th state prison in the Commonwealth. The 621-bed prison will offer evidence-based programming including a substance abuse program, MRT, and educational courses. Vocational courses will also be offered, including carpentry and horticulture programs.

SSCC is located in Wheelwright and covers 111 acres. The nine buildings include dormitories, and administration building, education building, visitation building, and gymnasium.


327 Correctional Drive
P.O. Box 1600
Wheelwright, KY 41669
(Floyd County)

Acting Warden: Belinda Sanchez

Secretary:
ADA Coordinator: Daniel Gullett
Phone: 606-452-6300
Fax: 606-452-6330


Institutional Information

​Security Status
​Medium
​Date Opened
​September 2020
​Population
​621
​Total Acreage
​111
​Total Staff
​245
​Black Inmates
​30%
​White Inmates
​70%
​Annual Cost Per Inmate
​$47, 671
​Daily Cost Per Inmate
​$75.20
​Annual Operating Budget
​$17.4 Million


*The prison is gradually being populated and will reach capacity in the coming months.