FCI Oakdale I

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Updated on: January 8, 2021

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Location 1507 EAST WHATLEY ROAD OAKDALE, LA, 71463
Official Website https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/oak/

The FCI Oakdale I is known as a low-security correctional facility that is one out of the many facilities that make up the Oakdale Federal Correctional Complex.

The FCI Oakdale I is situated in Oakdale, Louisiana. Near the FCI Oakdale I, you will find the minimum-security satellite prison camp.

Out of both the camp and the main campus, they can house 1219 offenders combined. The camp is responsible for housing 296 offenders and the main camps is responsible for housing 1219 offenders.

Both facilities are responsible for housing only male inmates. All inmates within the FCI Oakdale I will be in a dormitory style housing situation. Between the main campus and the camp, they have eight housing units in total. The main campus keeps its inmates in six of these housing units, while the camp uses the other two for their inmates.

Just like any other federal correctional institution the Oakdale also offers many programs that include the following:

  • Educational Programs

    • Adult Occupational Education

    • GED Prep

    • Adult Continuing Education

    • English as a Second Language

  • Vocational Programs

  • Vocational Training

  • Parenting Programs

  • RDAP


  • Religious Services

  • Mental Health Services

  • Medical Services

FCI Oakdale — General Information

Facility Name FCI Oakdale
Facility Type Federal Prison
Capacity 1219
City Oakdale
Postal Code 71463
State Louisiana
County Allen
Official Website https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/oak/

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Sending mail and packages to the FCI Oakdale I is quite easy. You just must keep in mind that all books, magazines, or newspapers will be required to be sent directly from the publisher.

All letters cannot contain:

  • Staples

  • Crayon

  • Glitter

  • Stickers

  • Sexual Content

  • Drawings

  • Stamps

Please make sure you are using the FCI Oakdale I mailing address and not their physical address when sending any correspondence to the offender.

Sending Money

While the FCI Oakdale I gives you, the family and friends two options to choose from when sending money; the first option is commonly used. The first option is to use Western Union and MoneyGram.

The second option is the traditional send a money order.

Phone calls

All phone calls that an inmate makes in the FCI Oakdale I is monitored and recorded. You will not be permitted to use any call features such as three-way calling, call waiting, and call forwarding while you are on the line with the inmate.


The camp and the main campus use the exact same visitation calendar. Visitors are allowed on the property on the weekends between 8 am to 3 pm.

All offenders in the main campus are giving 5 points for visitation at the start of the calendar month. All visits for the inmates will cost just 1 point. When the points are gone, the inmate will have to wait until the start of the next calendar month to receive visitors again.

Visiting Hours

Saturday: 8:15 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday: 8:15 AM - 3:00 PM
Holiday: 8:15 AM - 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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