La Vista Correctional Facility

La Vista Correctional Facility (LVCF) was opened in July 2006, providing the Colorado Department of Corrections with a new multi-custody Level III facility for female inmates. In July 2020, legislation was passed reducing the bed capacity from 707 to 560 leaving 3 living units with a capacity of 78 beds, 2 living units with a capacity of 80 beds, and Unit 1 and Unit 4 Therapeutic Community consisting of 76 beds each. LVCF also has 14 general population beds in the Intake Diagnostic Orientation (IDO) unit and a 15 bed classification review unit. The facility has a mixed classification of female inmates ranging from minimum to close custody. Services provided by housing assignment include a Therapeutic Community, Re-entry services and an Incentive unit. 


Warden Richard Persons

Switchboard: 719-544-4800

Pueblo, CO. 81002

La Vista Correctional Facility

Visiting Days and Hours

Regular visiting hours:

Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Friday:    8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. / 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  

Saturday:  8:30 a.m.  - 11:30 a.m. / 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  

Sunday:    8:30  a.m. - 11:30 a.m. / 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.    

*Morning session registration: 8:15 a.m. / Afternoon session registration: 11:45 a.m.

Video Visits currently available through Global Tel Link (GTL). LVCF inmates can video visit seven days a week.

0800 hours to 1000 hours / 1300 hours to 1500 hours.

Visiting Appointments 

All visits are by appointment only. 

For regular visiting appointments, please call 719-583-5914 and leave a message. Appointments must be made before 4 p.m. the previous day. Visitors are responsible for confirming their appointments. 

Where/How to submit visiting applications

Visiting Applications can be found HERE

Visiting Application may be mailed or emailed to:

La Vista Correctional Facility

Attention: Visiting Department

P.O. Box 3

Pueblo, CO 81003

Applications may also be sent by email: 

Visiting phone: (719) 583-5914


Who to contact if visiting has been denied

If a requested individual is denied visiting in the normal process, such decisions may be appealed to the administrative head. 

Requests can be mailed to the LVCF Warden’s Office, P.O. Box 3, Pueblo, CO, 81002


Directions to the Facility