Tennessee Prison For Women
Warden Vicki Freeman
3881 Stewarts Lane
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0468
*Use the zip code 37218-3302 for offender correspondence.
The Tennessee Prison for Women (TPFW), located in Nashville, is the primary prison for female offenders in the state. TPFW has several missions. It is a reception and classification center for female offenders entering into the TDOC system. The prison also houses offenders of all custody levels, including pre-release participants, work release offenders, and those women sentenced to death. The security designation is maximum.
TPFW offers academic courses that include Adult Basic Education, GED and Special Education. Vocational classes include computer application and literacy, cosmetology, construction and culinary arts.
TRICOR provides job opportunities for both the main prison and the annex.
Offenders also have access to a full range of psychological and treatment programs which include substance use, anger management, pre-release and career management success. TPFW offers a 64-bed intensive drug-alcohol treatment program called the Correctional Recovery Academy, which is operated by Spectrum Health Systems. TPFW also operates a 40-bed job readiness/life skills therapeutic transitional program for called Fast Track.
TPFW offers a weekend child visitation program which has received national recognition. The program includes grandmothers as well as mothers.