Division of Correction

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Grimes Unit


From Little Rock travel approximately 100 miles north on Highway 67 North. Turn right on Exit 83, Highway 384. Travel approximately 2 ½ miles and turn left on 384S (300 Corrections Drive), Grimes Unit on the left.
Location: Four miles northeast of Newport, off Highway 384 in Jackson County.
Mailing Address: 300 Corrections Drive, Newport, AR 72112
Phone: 870-523-5877
Fax: 870-523-8302
Established: 1998-ACA Accredited
Unit Capacity: 1012
Operations: Agriculture - Garden and Bee Operations; Faith-Based Principles and Applications for Life (PAL) Program; GED Program/Arkansas State University; Inmate Council; Mental Health Groups; Regional Maintenance; Story Book Project; Substance Abuse Treatment Programs; Think Legacy Program; and Vo-Tech

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