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Visitation

Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women

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​​​​Starting May 10, 2022, KCIW will implement the following visitation guidelines:

Visitation will be Tuesdays and Thursdays, scheduling a week in advance.
Guests will be limited to 2 adults and 1 child, or 1 adult and 2 children.​


​​Days and times will vary by institution. Inmates are allowed two visitors at a time and visits must be scheduled at least one week in advance.​

Please see visitation guidelines here. If you have additional questions about a specific facility, or would like to schedule an appointment to visit, please see the contact information below.


Visitation Information

To schedule an appointment to visit, please email Melanie.Dragoo@ky.gov or call Melanie Dragoo (502) 241-8454, ext. 3319. Visits must be scheduled one week in advance. 

Visitation Schedule:

Tuesday​ and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Visits will be scheduled for one hour each at the following times:

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (visitors should arrive at 8:45 a.m. for processing and screening)
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. (visitors should arrive at 10:00 a.m. for processing and screening)
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (visitors should arrive at 11:15 a.m. for processing and screening)
12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. (visitors should arrive at 12:30 p.m. for processing and screening)
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (visitors should arrive at 1:45 p.m. for processing and screening)

**There will be 15 minutes between each visiting session for sanitizing.**