Division of Correction

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North Central Unit


From Little Rock travel approximately 100 miles north on Highway 5 North to Calico Rock. Stay on Highway 5after reaching Calico Rock and travel approximately 3 miles, turn right on County Road 46. Travel 1 mile and North Central on left.
Location: 10 Prison Circle, Calico Rock, AR 72519
Mailing Address: 10 Prison Circle, Calico Rock, AR 72519
Phone: 870-297-4311
Fax: 870-297-4322
Established: 1990 - ACA Accredited
Unit Capacity: 800
Operations: Agriculture - Vegetable Garden, Forage Production, Apple Orchard, and Equine Operation; Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Program; Anger Management; Canine Unit; Faith-Based Principles and Applications for Life (PAL) Program; GED Program; Paws in Prison Program; Regional Maintenance; Story Book Project; Substance Abuse Education; Think Legacy Program; and Vo-Tech

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