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Updated on: October 20, 2020

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Swannanoa Valley Youth Development Center is a privately managed prison that is operated by the GEO Group. It houses male inmates and is located in Swannanoa, North Carolina. GEO Group is a Florida-based company that specializes in private corrections, detention, and mental health treatment. It is North Carolina’s largest private prison.

The Swannanoa Valley Youth Development Center houses around 48 male inmates that are being held at either a medium or maximum security level. Swannanoa Valley Youth Development Center opened in 1998.

Swannanoa Valley Youth Development Center
Facility Name
Swannanoa Valley Youth Development Center
Facility Type
State Prison
Address
741 Old US 70 Highway, Swannanoa, NC, 28778
Phone
828-258-5888
Capacity
48
City
Swannanoa
Postal Code
28778
State
North Carolina
Country
Buncombe County

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Inmate Search

If you are searching for an inmate at Swannanoa Valley Youth Development Center, you can use its offender search. It can be found here

Its search form even allows users to search for aliases or similar sounding names. Of course, one can search for offenders based on their first name, last name, date of birth, and North Carolina DOC number, as well.

Sending a Mail

Swannanoa Valley Youth Development Center inmates can send and receive an unlimited amount of mail. Inmates are not allowed to send mail to each other, however. If you wish to send mail or a package to an inmate, you will need to know their name, ID number, and which facility they are located.

All mail is opened and inspected for contraband at Swannanoa Valley Youth Development Center. Legal mail may not be read, and can only be opened in the presence of an inmate.

You can send up to three books at a time to an inmate, but they must be new paperback books. The books cannot contain nudity or describe the manufacture of alcohol, drugs, or weapons.

You can send books, magazines, and/or newspapers.

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Sending Money

Offenders at Swannanoa Valley Youth Development Center have access to a trust fund, and individuals can send money to at Swannanoa Valley Youth Development Center inmates in various ways. Here are some of the methods in which North Carolina inmates can receive money:

  1. Visit any Moneygram location, and there will be a fee involved.

  2. Deposit money through JPAY and/or Access Secure Deposits. There will be a fee involved.

  3. Deposit funds through JPAY by calling 1-800-574-5729 or through Access Secure Deposits by calling 1-866-345-1884. You will be charged a fee and require a debit or credit card.

  4. Send up to $300 in a Postal Money Order, including the inmate’s name and ID number in the memo field. Print and fill out an North Carolina inmate money order deposit slip, and send the money order to the following address:

    1. Secure Deposits - Swannanoa Valley Youth Development Center

741 Old US 70 Highway, Swannanoa, NC, 28778

Phone Calls

You can make outgoing calls or prepaid calls, and this requires having a GTL Account. You can also use GTL if the cell phone is the only way in which you can communicate with an inmate. Inmates at at Swannanoa Valley Youth Development Center can never receive an incoming call.

Every 120 days, an inmate can make changes to their telephone list.

You will be charged a fee per call, plus a rate per minute, and a GTL account can be set up either through the phone or online.

Visiting Rules

  1. General population at Swannanoa Valley Youth Development Center have visiting hours on Saturdays, Sundays, and state holidays. The visiting hours are from 9 AM to 4 PM.

  2. Protective custody inmates have visits on Mondays and the days after state holidays. Their visiting hours are 10 AM to 4 PM on these days.

Directions

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