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Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center

4370 Smiley Road
Las Vegas, Nevada 89115-1808
PHONE: (702) 668-7200

Administrative Staff:
Jo Gentry, Warden
Tanya Hill, Associate Warden
Harold Wickham, Associate Warden
Douglas Perry, ASO


The Nevada Department of Prisons selected Corrections Corporation of America as the private corrections contractor to design, build and operate a correctional facility for women in Las Vegas. The Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center opened in September 1997. On October 1, 2004, the Nevada Department of Corrections assumed control of the institution.


Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center currently has 171 staff members:

Administration 4
Caseworkers 7
Professionals 21
Protective Services 102
Administrative Support 7
Medical 23
Service-Maintenance Workers 7


Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center's total capacity is 950.


Click here for FMWCC Visiting Rules and Regulations.

  • 10:30AM to 7:00PM
  • Check-in times for Friday are: 10:00AM to 10:30AM; Noon to 1:00PM; 4:00 to 5:00PM

  • Saturday and Sunday
  • 8:00AM to 4:00PM
  • Check-in times for Saturday/Sunday visiting are 7:30AM to 8:30AM and Noon to 1:00PM

    Monday Only:
    Administrative Segregation
  • Visiting from 8:00AM to 10:45AM
  • Check-In starts at 7:30AM
  • Entry allowed 8:00AM to 10:00AM
  • Four visitors max

  • Protective Segregation
  • Visiting from 1:00PM to 4:00PM
  • Check-In starts at 12:30PM
  • Entry allowed 1:00PM to 2:30PM
  • Four visitors max per visit

  • Disciplinary Segregation
    ***LEGAL ATTORNEY VISITS will be scheduled by the Warden's office***
  • Visiting from 1:00PM to 4:00PM BEHIND GLASS
  • Check-In starts at 12:30PM
  • Entry allowed 1:00PM to 2:30PM
  • One non contact visit per month/ two visitors

    Approved visitors for Segregation inmates must call from Wednesday to Friday at noon (no later) the week prior, to schedule a Monday visit.
    Institutional count times are 11:15 AM and 3:30 PM daily. Visitors are not allowed to enter or leave the Visiting Room DURING count as well.

    Programs: Vocational Training, Educational Opportunities, and Treatment Services

    Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center offers a wide range of programs for all of the inmate population which include but are not limited to: Addiction Prevention Education, Commitment to Change, Domestic Violence, Victim Awareness and Women's Health and Hygiene. Vocational training is also offered which includes Flagging, Forklift Operator, Flower Design and Arrangement. Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center is dedicated to providing long term programs which include: Pups on Parole in where the inmates are trained to be certified dog handlers. The dogs are trained for appropriate placement in Southern Nevada. The Toastmasters program is also available. STARS is a dedicated 120 bed intensive in-house substance abuse program. Included in the Re-entry Program is a Solar Institute that offers inmates a trade that can be used for employment upon release. Clark County School District currently offers education to obtain a GED, High School Diploma, Associate of Arts in General Studies and Computer Skills Training. College of Southern Nevada also offers college level courses.

    Prison Industries:

    Prison Industries currently employs 75 inmates.

    5500 Snyder Ave,

    P.O. Box 7011

    Carson City, Nevada, 89701
    Telephone (775) 887-3285


    Silver State Industries
    5500 Snyder Ave,

    P.O. Box 7011

    Carson City, Nevada, 89702
    Telephone (775) 883-6263

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