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Black Canyon School

Black Canyon School Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: July 23, 2021
Postal Code
Maricopa County
Phone Number
24601 North 29th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ, 85027
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About Black Canyon School

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The Arizona Department of Corrections oversees and operates the Black Canyon School. This facility became a three-unit system.

Phoenix began taking in inmates in May 1982. In 2000 the Black Canyon School became an all-female facility. [if %capacity%]The Black Canyon School was added to the facility adding an additional %capacity% male inmates. [/if %capacity%]

Four of these housing units are named after Arizona DC correction officer in his memory. This facility has 8 housing units with 2 being special units with levels to operate security difficulty.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

When an inmate is brought into the Black Canyon School, they will only be able to actively communicate with you using letters. Letters are a way to always stay in touch and are much cheaper than using the telephone.

Letters can be sent daily, if you want. However, always plan for the letters to take an extra couple of days longer as the facility will thoroughly check them before being sent out on the mail cart to the inmates.

You should always have a return address on every letter you send, even if you send it in the same batch of letters.

Sending Money

Most family and friends will send money to an inmate using the popular wire transfer services like MoneyGram or Western Union.

Yes, they must pay a service fee, but the inmate’s get the funds within a business day, so they can use it either for their phone account or for the commissary.

Phone calls

Phone calls from the Black Canyon School are only allowed to be 15-minutes in length. These calls will happen during the daytime hours as well. You will need to be approved for the inmate phone list as well.


Visitation will happen on certain days during certain times. You will need to have your application for visitation approved before you can visit.

Visiting Hours

Saturday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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