NC Correctional Institution for Women

Facility Mailing Address: 4287 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4287
Street Address: 1034 Bragg Street, Raleigh, NC 27610
Phone: 919-873-5452
County: Wake
Offender capacity: 1,776
Facility type: Female - Close, Medium and Minimum custody

The North Carolina Correctional Institution for Women is the state's primary correctional facility for women. It houses the largest offender population in the state and serves as the support facility for the state's other female prisons. The campus-style facility sits on 30 acres in southeast Raleigh. NCCIW houses offenders of all custody levels and control statuses, including death row, maximum, close, medium, minimum, safekeepers and youth. It provides the primary medical, mental health, and alcohol and chemical dependency treatment for female offenders. Its diagnostic center serves as the point of entry into the prison system for all women.

Anthony Perry

Anthony Perry


Programs and Activities

Special Populations

  • Inpatient and outpatient medical
  • Residential and outpatient mental health
  • Restrictive Housing
  • Death row


  • Adult Basic Education / GED
  • Cosmetology
  • Horticulture
  • Job Start
  • Mothers and their children
  • Dental lab

Work programs

  • NC Travel/Tourism call center
  • Laundry/clothes house
  • Food services
  • Janitorial services
  • Clerks
  • Canteen operators

Correction Enterprises

  • Matting and Framing
  • License Tag Plant
  • Commercial Sewing
  • Embroidery Services
NCCIW women sewing framing license plates