Prison Information

Address Phone Visitation Hours
3881 Stewarts Lane
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 741-1255 No Hours Given

The Tennessee Prison for Women (TPFW), located in Nashville, is the primary facility for female felons 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 inmates of all custody levels, including pre-release participants, work release inmates, 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, culinary arts and greenhouse management. TRICOR provides job opportunities through the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) test distribution center.