Bell County Forestry Camp


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.

 Bell County Forestry Camp


To operate a safe and secure male minimum-security institution.  This includes providing care, housing, custody, and control.  Program emphasis is directed at returning inmates to the community based upon his demonstrated conduct and performance.  Inmates are encouraged to help themselves by participating in opportunities available to facilitate return to the community as a responsible citizen.


Bell County Forestry Camp
560 Correctional Drive
Pineville, Kentucky 40977
(Bell County)

Warden: Keith Helton
Secretary:  Betsy Patterson
Phone: (606) 337-7065
Fax: (606) 337-1312


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