Tutwiler Prison for Women – Alabama

Know someone at Tutwiler Prison for Women? Tutwiler Prison for Women is a prison in the Alabama state prison system, which is part of the Alabama Department of Corrections. This site gives you about everything one might want to know about Tutwiler Prison for Women: How to locate an inmate at Tutwiler Prison for Women. Visitation information. The prisons’s phone number and address. Mailing or sending money to an inmate. And everything else.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Tutwiler Prison for Women
Year Opened: 1942
State: Alabama
County: Elmore County,
DOC: Alabama Department of Corrections
Warden Name: Frank Albright

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Contact Information

In this section you have the mailing address and street address for Tutwiler Prison for Women. Use the mailing address if you are going to send a letter or package to a prisoner at Tutwiler Prison for Women, and make sure to use the street address if you want to know the physical location of the prison.

Mailing Address

You should read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures section on this page if you are going to send a package or letter to an inmate to make sure that you properly address it, and follow the appropriate protocol for sending a package or letter. If you do not follow the correct steps, the package or letter might not get delivered.

Tutwiler Prison for Women
8966 US Hwy 231 N
Wetumpka AL, 36092

Street Address / Prison location


Tutwiler Prison for Women
8966 US Hwy 231 N
Wetumpka AL, 36092

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number:

Map and Directions

Use this address if you are going to visit a prisoner. Be sure to also read the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures headings on this page if you are going to visit someone in prison at Tutwiler Prison for Women.

Tutwiler Prison for Women
8966 US Hwy 231 N
Wetumpka AL, 36092


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Phone Number

Tutwiler Prison for Women prisoners don’t have phones in their cells, so you won’t be able to call an inmate, however, there are times when it may be necessary to have the telephone number to the prison.

Inmates can sometimes make phone calls using:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Inmates don’t have access to fax machines, so you won’t get to fax a letter to the inmate, but there are cases when it is necessary to have the fax number to the facility.

Email Address

This is the primary email for the facility. You won’t be able to contact inmates at this address. If you want to find out how to email an inmate, go to the Inmate Email information further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

To email a letter to an inmate at Tutwiler Prison for Women you must follow an specific procedure to make sure that the letter is received by your inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Inmates can’t access the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain steps that are necessary to follow when sending a package or letter to a prisoner. If you don’t follow these rules then what you sent might not be received.

Before you proceed, read the sections below:

Mail Monitoring

Prison employees will open and read all incoming general postal correspondence. Incoming general mail and packages is read as frequently as is deemed necessary to maintain security or watch a particular problem regarding any inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Shown here is the format for how you have to address a letter to an inmate at Tutwiler Prison for Women:

Tutwiler Prison for Women
8966 US Hwy 231 N
Wetumpka AL, 36092

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Inmate Money

Each state prison has a Commissary which serves to provide an account for prisoner money and for buying items not provided by the Bureau of Prisons.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources may send funds to these accounts using Western Union and the U.S. Postal Service.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends are able to send inmates money in the mail and must send the moneyh to this address and follow the policies shows below:

The money must be in a money order made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You are advised to use a post office money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be subject to a 15-day holding period, during which the prisoner will not get the funds. The Bureau of Prisons will return any funds that do not have appropriate prisoner information provided the envelope has a return address. Cash and checks won’t be deposited to the prisoner’s account so don’t send checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

Inmates are often moved to different prison facilities throughout the Alabama prison system, so sometimes you might need to find what facility an inmate is at using the inmate locator. Follow the link below to locate an Tutwiler Prison for Women inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Alabama state prisons: Alabama State Prisons

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit an inmate at Tutwiler Prison for Women, make sure you know this information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every Alabama state prison has their own procedures for visitation and these rules are changed often. The rules discussed here might be different since this was written, so you should also check Tutwiler Prison for Women’s website to get the most up to date visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The entrance guard will make sure every visitor signs the prison visitors log before they can enter the visitation area and also when they leave.

Identification Required

Picture ID of all visitors will be required. The best forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state issued picture ID is OK.

For all of the points shown below, check the official prison facility site because this information is changed often:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

Section about Tutwiler Prison for Women prison records will be posted ASAP.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Info about Tutwiler Prison for Women death row coming.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Information about Alabama parole coming.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Info about getting released from Tutwiler Prison for Women to be added later.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

Info about life at Tutwiler Prison for Women coming soon.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


A news section coming soon.


A Tutwiler Prison for Women photo section will be posted ASAP.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Tutwiler Prison for Women
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Tutwiler Prison for Women.

If you have any photos of Tutwiler Prison for Women that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you trying to find a job at a prison? Do you have experience? Have you worked at a prison before?

If so, click here:

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The official website:

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • The right to protection from the accused.
  • The right to notification.
  • The right to attend proceedings.
  • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • The right to restitution.
  • The right to a speedy trial.
  • The right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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Family Resources

Details about resources for family members of inmates at Tutwiler Prison for Women to be added later.


A Tutwiler Prison for Women history section coming soon.

Such as:

  • Famous Tutwiler Prison for Women inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Information About Other Alabama State Prisons: Alabama State Prisons

Tutwiler Prison for Women Links

The official website:

Alabama Department of Corrections Links

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Tutwiler Prison for Women

Have you ever spent any time at Tutwiler Prison for Women? Do you have a friend or family member there? Have you ever been to visit someone at this correctional facility?

If you have, then you should leave a comment below about it. Write down your prison experience so others can find out what to expect.

Things you might want to write in what you write:

  • Facility conditions
  • Facility facility and layout
  • Guards and prison staff
  • Commissary and food
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Inmate safety
  • Prison gangs
  • Prisoner activities and programs

If you are currently an inmate at this prison, leave your mailing address if you want to receive letters from people.

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