Western New Mexico Correctional Facility

Western New Mexico Correctional Facility (WNMCF) is located in Cibola County, City of Gants, New Mexico. The facility was established in 1984 as a Adult Female Facility for the New Mexico Corrections Department. The Facility also served as the Reception and Diagnostic Center (RDC) for the Department until a mission change occurred in 1999.

From 1999 to 2016 WNMCF served as a Medium/Level III General Population Adult Male Facility. In October 2016 the mission of Western New Mexico Correctional Facility changed and the facility once again became The Reception and Diagnostic Center for female offenders as well as a Level III-General Population, Level IV-General Population, and Special Management Facility for the New Mexico Corrections Department. The current facility rated capacity is 388 Adult Female inmates. The primary focus at Western New Mexico Correctional Facility is Re-Entry, Education, Employment opportunities, as well as Peer Education programs.

Western New Mexico Correctional Facility Subscribes to the New Mexico Corrections Department Oath: “Courage, Responsibility, Ethics, and Dedication ”.

Leon Martinez

Leon Martinez

Warden

Vincent Vigil

Vincent Vigil

Deputy Warden

Visitation Hours

Level III: Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursdays, Open Visits
8:30 AM – 7:00 PM

Level IV: Tuesday, Appointment Only, NON-CONTACT
8:30 AM – 7:00 PM

RDC: Wednesday and Thursdays, NON-CONTACT
8:30 AM – 7:00 PM

RHU/PBMP: Tues/Wed/Thurs, Appointment Only, NON CONTACT
8:30 AM – 7:00 PM

Visitors are allowed 6 hours per weekend with an offender, they may split the hours between both days. Visitors may spend the entire 6 hours with an offender on one day as space allows.

In order to visit an inmate, you must be on the approved visitation list.

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Contact Us & Inmates

P.O. Drawer 250
Grants, New Mexico 87020

Phone 505.876.8300
Fax 505.876.8200

Send all mail for inmates to their location address above. Please make sure and put to their attention and their NMCD#. Inmates are not allowed to receive phone calls or any electronic correspondence.

FAQs

How to put money on an inmate account?

An approved visitor can send a money order with the inmates name and number to the facility.