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Virginia Department of Corrections — Public Safety First

Central Region

Powhatan Reception Center


Special Purpose Institution - It is a reception and classification facility. Its role is to intake offenders from the local jails and process them into the Department. It houses inmates classified to multiple levels of security.


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Directions From Richmond:
Take State Route 6 West to U.S. Route 522. Turn left on U.S. Route 522 and continue to its intersection with State Route 711. Turn left on State Route 711 and continue until you see signs reading "Powhatan Correctional Center."