Sterling Correctional Facility

Sterling Correctional Facility Colorado

Sterling Correctional Facility

Physical Address:
Sterling Correctional Facility
12101 Hwy 61
Sterling, CO, 80751

Administrator:  Kevin Milyard

970 521-5010

Inmate Mailing Address:
Inmate Name, ID
Sterling Correctional Facility
PO Box 6000
Sterling, CO, 80751

Sterling Correctional Facility Inmate Mail

Inmates may receive letters,  and photos.  Inmates may also receive New paperback books, magazines, newspapers or other printed matter mailed directly from (Be sure to include the inmate name and ID number and send to the inmate mailing address above).

Sending Money to an inmate in Colorado

Colorado DOC no longer accepts money orders, all funds must be placed into an inmates account electronically.  Immediate family members or friends of offenders are the only individuals allowed to send in funds to an inmate's account. Do not send funds to inmates that you do not know or who is not related to you. If you are in violation of these terms funds may be confiscated. If you have any questions contact the Inmate Bank at (719) 269-4271.

To send funds by EFT:
Use Moneygram or Send money online using a bank account through Western Union Quick Collect.

The cost for an EFT varies between companies and varies depending on the method of payment such as internet or by cash in-person transactions. Please compare services and prices of each EFT provider.

For Western Union use the following:

1.  Pay to: Colorado Dept. Corrections
2.  Code City:  CODOC
3.  State: CO     
4.  Sender's Acct #:  Offender DOC# and Last Name

For Moneygram use the following:
1.  Receive Code:  5927
2.  Company Name: CODOC
3.  City: Canon City &     State:  CO
4.  Acct Number:  Offender DOC# and Last Name (no spaces)

Visiting an Inmate in Colorado

The department encourages family and friends who have positive influences and serve as good role models to communicate and visit with the inmate. This can help the inmate reintegrate with society when they are released.

General population offenders are allowed visits on Friday/Saturday or Friday/Sunday, but not Saturday and Sunday.  The General Population visiting schedule is as follows:
Living Units 1, 2, 3 and 4 from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM
Living Units 21-25 and 31-36 from 9:00 AM until 3:30 PM
Living Units 1 and 2 from 9:30 AM until 3:00 PM
Living Units 3 and 4 from 10:00 AM until 3:30 PM
Living Units 21-25 from 9:00 AM until 2:30 PM
Living Units 31-36 from 10:30 AM until 4:00 PM
General Population Offenders residing in LU 1 A pod are allowed 1 visit per weekend; Friday, Saturday or Sunday.  This visit must be scheduled 72 hours in advance and is a non-contact visit.
Offenders who are removed from population or in punitive segregation are not allowed visits.
Administrative Segregation visits are dependent on the offender's placement in the segregation level system.  Visits must be scheduled 72 hours in advance.  Visits are Monday thru Thursday , non-contact and no more than 2 hours in length.

Review the DOC Visiting Rules here before visiting an inmate.


If you are planning on just visiting once or visitors who visit less then twice a year should use the special visitation application.

If you are bringing someone to visitation who is under 18, you will need an authorization for a minor.

Do an inmate search in Colorado

To find an inmate identification number, and other useful information you may want to do an inmate search.


Special Visits

Are infrequent visits still limited to the 2 hours?