Western New Mexico Correctional Facility

Western New Mexico Correctional Facility (WNMCF) located in Cibola County, Grants, New Mexico, a community of approximately 11,000 residents. The facility, when originally opened, was designed to house female inmates. The facility served as the Reception and Diagnostic facility for the state of unit this mission changed again in July of 1999.

After adding a minimum unit/outside work detail unit in 1985, and an additional one hundred twenty-five (125) beds by double-bunking the minimum restrict Level II division of the facility. The design capacity increased to the current 440 beds. Western New Mexico Correctional Facility’s mission includes: A strong commitment for a positive rehabilitative community through education programming and work opportunities. Western New Mexico Correctional Facility has an ethical workforce dedicated to the safety and well being of the people of New Mexico.

Leon Martinez

Leon Martinez


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.


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.