Sussex 1 State Prison Inmate Search and Prison Information

Sussex 1 State Prison

804-834-9967

24414 Musselwhite Drive, Waverly, VA, 23891-1111

https://vadoc.virginia.gov/facilities/eastern/sussex1/

Sussex 1 State Prison is nestled in Waverly, Virginia.

The Sussex 1 State Prison is classified by the state of Virginia as a medium-security facility.

The Sussex 1 State Prison is licensed to house 1139 inmates. The Sussex 1 State Prison only houses adult male inmates.

Inmates in the Sussex 1 State Prison are kept in multi-occupancy cells and open dormitories.

Also, inmates that are in the Sussex 1 State Prison can take part in the facilities correctional industries work program which handles the distribution and processing of commissary orders for a few other state correctional prisons.

The Sussex 1 State Prison also has vocational programs including:

  • Custodial Maintenance

  • Barbering

  • Material Handling

  • Construction Disciplines

  • Warehousing

  • Computer Aided Drafting

Inmates will also be able to get their GED while they are in the Sussex 1 State Prison.

The Sussex 1 State Prison also offers:

  • Self-Help Groups

  • Addiction Treatment Programs

  • Sex Offender Treatment Programs

  • Dental Care

  • Mental Health Care

  • Medical Care

Sussex 1 State Prison — General Information

Facility Name Sussex 1 State Prison
Facility Type State Prison
Capacity 1139
Address 24414 Musselwhite Drive, Waverly, VA, 23891-1111
Phone 804-834-9967
City Waverly
Postal Code 23891-1111
State Virginia
County Sussex County
Official Website https://vadoc.virginia.gov/facilities/eastern/sussex1/

Sending a Mail/Care Package

While inmates are in the Sussex 1 State Prison, they will be permitted to receive letters, photos, and other items from you.

If you would like to send a care package, you will be permitted to do so, but there is one small condition. You will be REQUIRED to use Access SecurePak. You will NOT be permitted to send a care package directly from your home. You will need to use the following third-party site.

Sending Money

Inmates in the Sussex 1 State Prison will need money to purchase various items from the commissary. The commissary is the prison store where inmates can purchase extra items that the facility does not give them.

Inmates will also need money for their phone account as well, so they can call home.

You can deposit money into an inmate's account by using JPay. JPay will allow you to deposit money using your credit and debit card. JPay does not accept cash payments.

Phone calls

The Sussex 1 State Prison contracts with Securus Technologies. Securus Technologies is the company that you will need to make an account with. When making account, you will have the ability to ensure that the inmate will always have money on their phone account, so they can always call home.

Visitation

You will be permitted to come down to the Sussex 1 State Prison between the hours of 9 am to 3:45 pm on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. You will not be permitted to come down to the Sussex 1 State Prison after 2:45 pm. No new visitors will be permitted on-site.

Visiting Hours

Saturday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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