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Western New Mexico Correctional Facility

The Western New Mexico Correctional Facility (WNMCF) is in Grants. WNMCF offers education programs and several reprogramming opportunities. WNMCF is comprised of two separate facilities.


Women’s facility

  • Reception and Diagnostic Center for female offenders
  • Houses as well as a Level III-general population and Level IV-general population female offenders

Men’s facility

  • Medium custody male facility
  • The men’s facility transitioned from private to public operation in November of 2021.
Rick Whitten

Rick Whitten


Pamela Smith

Pamela Smith

Deputy Warden

Mike De La Torre

Mike De La Torre

Deputy Warden

Visitation Information

For information regarding Visitation click here.

Inmate Mail Information

Contact Information for Male Facility

Physical Address

1700 East Old Highway 66
Grants, New Mexico 87020

Phone: (505) 287-2941
Fax: (505) 876-8200

Inmate Advocate
Jasmin Holguin
Phone: (505) 699-8375

Contact Information for Female Facility

Physical Address
2111 Lobo Canyon Rd
Grants, NM 87020

Phone: (505) 876-8333
Fax: (505) 876-8200


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.