Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center (FMWCC)

Visiting Information

4370 Smiley Road
Las Vegas, Nevada 89115-1808
(702) 668-7200

    Administrative Staff

    Dwight Neven, Warden
    Gary Piccinini, Associate Warden
    Gabriela Garcia, Associate Warden
    Tammy Otero, ASO



      The Nevada Department of Corrections selected the private corrections contractor Corrections Corporation of America to design, build, and operate a correctional facility for women in Las Vegas. The Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center opened in September 1997. On October 1, 2004, the Nevada Department of Corrections assumed control of the institution.


        Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center currently has 171 staff members:

            Administration 4
            Caseworkers 7
            Professionals 21
            Protective Services 120
            Administrative Support 7
            Medical 23
            Service-Maintenance Workers 7


          Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center's total capacity is 950.

            Programs: Vocational Training, Educational Opportunities, and Treatment Services

            Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center offers a wide range of programs for all of the inmate population which include but are not limited to: Addiction Prevention Education, Commitment to Change, Domestic Violence, Victim Awareness and Women's Health and Hygiene. Vocational training is also offered, which includes Flagging, Forklift Operator, Flower Design and Arrangement. Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center is dedicated to providing long-term programs which include: Pups on Parole in where the inmates are trained to be certified dog handlers. The dogs are trained for appropriate placement in Southern Nevada. The Toastmasters program is also available. STARS is a dedicated 120 bed intensive in-house substance abuse program. Included in the Re-entry Program is a Solar Institute that offers inmates a trade that can be used for employment upon release. Clark County School District currently offers education to obtain a GED, High School Diploma, Associate of Arts in General Studies and Computer Skills Training. College of Southern Nevada also offers college-level courses.

              Prison Industries

              Prison Industries currently employs 75 inmates.