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Broad River Correctional Institution is a medium-security prison for men, under the South Carolina Department of Corrections. The facility was opened in 1983 and expanded later in 1989. The facility is located in Columbia, South Carolina, which is also home to South Carolina State Prison only a mile away.

One unique aspect about the prison is that it includes an extensive working farm, and dairy, beef, pork operation, as well. The agricultural programs are actually used to help other state prisons. Inmates often either grow vegetables or work with cattle to produce milk and meat. There is also a canning factory at the Broad River Correctional Institution.

Broad River Correctional Institution
Facility Name
Broad River Correctional Institution
Facility Type
State Prison
Address
4460 Broad River Road, Columbia, SC, 29210
Phone
803-896-2234
Capacity
1659
Date Established
1988
Offender Gender
Male Offenders
City
Columbia
Postal Code
29210
State
South Carolina
Country
Richland County
Official Website
Website

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

Broad River Correctional Institution is part of the South Carolina Department of Corrections, and those who wish to use the inmate search must agree to certain terms. Additionally, the website warns that photographs may immediately appear with search results. You can search for inmates here.

You can search by first name and last name, or letters of either name. You can also search by gender, age, race, and most recent institution. You can also search by ID or case number.

Sending a Mail

There are strict procedures when it comes to sending mail to an inmate at Broad River Correctional Institution. The inmate mailing address is as follows:

Inmate Name, ID Number

Broad River Correctional Institution

4460 Broad River Road, Columbia, SC, 29210

In South Carolina, mail is considered a privilege to inmates, and not a right. Mail can be revoked from an inmate as a disciplinary action. The only exception where mail must be delivered is if the material involves attorneys, or government and/or media officials.

Inmates at Broad River Correctional Institution can receive and send mail to anyone they wish, as long as it is not another inmate or victim. There are some exceptions when it comes to inmate to inmate mail - and they must be an immediate family member. Immediate family members include fathers, sons, mothers, daughters, brothers, and sisters.

Photos can be sent, but cannot contain nudity. Inmates can only receive 3-5 photos at a time.

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Sending Money

Money can be sent to Broad River Correctional Institution inmates, but there are various fees associated with the different methods available to those who want to send money to inmates. Unlike other states, a $100 administrative fee can be implemented on inmate commissaries as a disciplinary infraction. Here are the options for sending money to inmates:

  1. Walk-in

  2. Online

  3. Mail

  4. Phone

If you wish to send money through a “walk-in”, this can be done at any Western Union location.

If you wish to send money online, you can do so through four different companies: JPAY, Touch Pay, Access Secure Deposits, and Western Union.

If you wish to send money to an inmate at Broad River Correctional Institution through the mail, your cheapest option (only 50 cents for processing) is a United States Postal money order. The money order must be made out to “JPAY”. The money order should then be sent to this address:

JPay

P.O. Box 246570

Pembroke Pines, FL 33024

If you wish to deposit money through the phone, it can be done by calling JPAY. You must call this number: 1-800-574-5729. You can also call Touchpay at 1-866-850-3326, or Access Secure Deposits at 1-866-345-1884.

Phone Calls

Inmates at Broad River Correctional Institution are asked to submit a list of 20 telephone numbers once they are incarcerated. The inmate has to provide some basic information, and inmates can make outgoing calls or pre-paid calls, but cannot receive incoming calls.

Calls are limited during weekdays, but can be placed at any hour during weekdays. Call forwarding, call waiting, and three way calling are not allowed at all.

There may be either a 15 minute or 30 minute maximum on phone calls of any kind.

Visiting Rules

Visiting hours at Broad River Correctional Institution are 9 AM to 3 PM on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Inmates who are in protective custody have one hour for visitation: 8 AM to 9 PM, on the above-mentioned days.

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