Halifax Correctional Unit #23 (male field unit)
J.R. Townsend, Superintendent1200 Farm Road
Halifax, VA 24558
Security Level 1 - Assignment Criteria:No Murder I or II; Sex offense, Kidnap/Abduction, Escape History. No Disruptive Behavior for at least past 24 months.
- Opened - 1955
- Average Daily Population (June 2008) - 248
- Special Populations - N/A
- Special Programs - Road To Success, Thinking for a Change, Substance Abuse Matrix, Serve Safe, Transition Orientation Pod, Release Planning Committee (Internal & External Stakeholders)
- Site Additions/Upgrades - 3 Greenhouse Operations, Gardening Expansion, Agribusiness New Initiative Bore (Meat) Goats
- Virginia Correctional Enterprises -Clothing Industry
Directions From Richmond:Take U.S. Route 360 west towards South Boston. Pass the South Boston town limits sign and turn right onto Hamilton Blvd. Continue and turn right onto U.S. Route 501 north. Turn left onto State Route 654, continue and bear left onto State Route 659. Continue on State Route 659 and turn left onto State Route 859, Farm Road. The unit is at the end of road.