Division of Correction

Providing fair, firm, consistent and superior correctional services for Arkansas

Ouachita River Unit

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Directions

From I-30, Take exit 98A Malvern exit; go to third stop light and turn right onto Moline Street; then turn left onto Walco Road (ADC sign here); go to the third stop sign and turn right onto Sullenberger (ADC sign here); immediately after crossing the bridge turn left onto Walco (ADC sign here) going beside the Acme Brick Plant approximately .5 miles, then turn right at the ADC sign. Follow the drive to the unit. From Highway 270 West, from Pine Bluff/Sheridan, turn left onto Highway 67. Take Highway 67 until you come to the 2nd red light. This is the intersection of Highway 270 East & Highway 9. Go straight through this red light. From this red light you will go approximately .5 miles (passing through another red light) and turn right at the ADC sign beside Rusty’s Feed/Seed store onto Sullenberger Road. From here it’s approximately .6 miles, crossing 2 railroad tracks before coming to a bridge. Immediately after crossing the bridge turn left onto Walco (ADC sign here) going beside the Acme Brick Plant approximately .5 miles, then turn right at the ADC sign. Follow the drive to the unit.
Location: 2.3 miles south of downtown Malvern, off Highway 67 South.
Mailing Address: 100 Walco Lane, Malvern, AR 72104
Phone: 501-467-3400
Fax: 501-467-3430
Employees: 537
Established: 2003-ACA Accredited
Unit Capacity: 1782
Operations: Agriculture - Cow/Calf and Forage Production, Hay Operations, and Garden Operations; Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)/Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Programs; Central Male Intake; Construction; Dog Kennel Operations; Faith-Based Principles and Applications for Life (PAL) Program; GED Program/Central Arkansas Baptist Bible Institute; Hobby Craft; Inmate Council; Special Needs Unit (provides additional beds for special needs inmates, which includes hospital services and sheltered living); Paws in Prison Program; Reduction of Sexual Victimization Program (RSVP); Regional Maintenance; Residential Program Unit – Habilitation; Think Legacy Program; Reentry Program; Vocational Programs; and Workforce Alliance for Growth in the Economy (WAGE) Program